November 2014 NEWS

Report: Proposed EPA plan will save water, reduce air pollution in Texas

CNA Corporation today released a report finding that under EPA's proposed rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from electric power plants, Texas' power sector could cut water consumption by 21 percent, while reducing conventional air pollutants 29 percent by 2029. The water savings are... Read More >


Outdoor learning: Rice and Cook's Branch form collaboration

HOUSTON—Cook's Branch Conservancy doesn't look like a classroom, but that's just what the 5,600-acre nature preserve in Texas’ Montgomery County became for a group of Rice University students studying insect biology. "Many of our labs feature an outdoor field experience, which is... Read More >

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