…the results aredepressing and hilariousat the same time.  "Last month, for example, Rep. Joe Pitts (R-Pa.) withdrew his co-sponsorship of the measure after “I heard,” he said, that “T. Boone Pickens tends to stand to make a lot of money on it.” Pitts said, “I don’t want to be accused of, you know, doing…

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Turns out that TCEQ is color-blind as well. Some of you may subscribe to the Commission’s  DFW ozone alert e-mail list. You may think those “Orange Alerts” you’ve been getting every so often since Spring are an indication of what days represent breathing health threats. You would be wrong. When you get an orange alert,…

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Just the other day, we were wondering if the Obama Administration could withstand industry lobbying on its third try to announce a new federal ozone standard that will make all the usual suspects cry out that the sky is falling. We have another 20 days or so to see out that decision turns out. But…

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At least that’s the forecast from TCEQ today.  We’re already at a 90 ppb “design value” after being at 85 ppb last year. This year’s current high number was set in early July. The odds are pretty good that DFW will have more violations at least through August-September. The only question is how high will…

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