Sometimes, all it takes is the slightest push of an index finger, or a focused exhaling of breath. Sometimes the house of cards is so precarious, so unstable, that any challenge, no matter how slight, can send the established structure to the ground. A year ago a small, newly-formed citizens group that had just staged…

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Because you haven't really partied until you've partied with clean energy advocates. The Sierra Club, along with the Blue Green Apollo Alliance, and the Clean Energy Works for Texas coalition, is hosting what they're calling a Solar Happy Hour, TONIGHT where everyone concerned with increasing conservation, wind and other renewables can get together informally and…

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Along with a higher risk of asthma, children who are born and live their first year closer to major freeways also suffer a significantly elevated risk of autism. That's the conclusion of a new study by the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. "Compared to 245 California children…

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The story is behind the DMN's paywall, but there's a new piece of the Gulf War Illness puzzle that's been provided by UT-Southwestern researchers lead by Dr. Robert Haley, and it has some relevance to those who think their own health problems can be traced back to chemical exposure. Originally dismissed by many to be…

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This is a heads-up to all Dallas residents: Dallas City Hall – the building, the people, everything – has climbed into a time machine and traveled all the way back to 2010. This has allowed the City council and staff to ignore citizen demands for a more protective gas drilling ordinance, the defeat of a…

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