November 2011 News Archive

  • November 30, 2011
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  November 30, 2011 It could take years for state’s aquifers to fill A historic drought has depleted Texas aquifers to lows rarely seen since 1948, and it could take months — or even years — for the groundwater supplies to fully recharge, scientists who study NASA satellite data said Wednesday. Read more from SA Express-News. November 28, 2011 Study finds lightly regulated wastewater plants polluting Edwards Aquifer Dozens of lightly monitored wastewater plants west of Austin are degrading the…

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Preserve created to help warbler, Camp Bullis

The San Antonio Express News reports: “An intricate land deal has been completed that will protect the military missions of Camp Bullis as well as habitat of the endangered golden-cheeked warbler north of San Antonio, officials said Wednesday. Three years in the making, the pact involves the Army, Bexar County and the Nature Conservancy, which now is the owner and permanent guardian of 1,244 undeveloped acres about 10 miles east of Camp Bullis.”Read more from SA Express-News.

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