Updates from April, 2010

CBC FRENCH

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Justice for the Whooping Cranes

April 23rd, 2010 | TAP In The News

CBC French, the French-Canadian arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, ran a story on TAP and the whooping cranes this week. CBC reporter Marie-Claude Guay and her crew traveled all the way from Alberta to Rockport to see the cranes and interview local community leaders […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

KAVU VICTORIA

NRC holds Information Session on Nuclear Power Plant

April 23rd, 2010 | Related Press

Exelon’s push for a nuclear power plant in victoria left some residents with mixed opinions Thursday when the Nuclear Regulatory Commission held an information session to explain the process to residents. The electricity company filed for an early site permit in March.  It takes about […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

Support, concerns expressed at meeting addressing nuclear in Victoria

April 23rd, 2010 | Related Press

John and Sue Gibbs own property along the Guadalupe River, right next door to the site of a possible nuclear power plant. They don’t like the idea of being neighbors with the plant.  And they won’t be throwing the energy company a welcoming party if […]

Filed in: Guadalupe Basin Water Management

REFUGIO COUNTY PRESS

Federal court will sort out water rights for whoopers

April 23rd, 2010 | TAP In The News

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel tend to an injured whooping crane at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge where 23 of the endangered cranes died last year. A refuge specialist said last week that the deaths were believed to be caused by starvation. The Nuclear […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

Working on sound H2O management

April 23rd, 2010 | TAP In The News

Editor, the Advocate: The April 1 article, “Local residents comment at Edwards Aquifer Recovery planning meeting,” reported comments by Mayor Armstrong concerning a “.big burden with the whooping cranes.” Armstrong reportedly told Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program (EARIP) officials, “[m]y challenge to you is to […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress, Whooping Cranes

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

Exelon, freshwater flows points of concern at Region L water hearing

April 13th, 2010 | TAP In The News

Aransas County isn’t in Region L, but residents of the coastal county are concerned about the group’s water use plans. Region L water planning group covers Victoria and 19 other counties in South-Central Texas. The group held a public meeting Monday to gain public comment […]

Filed in: Coastal Ecosystems, Guadalupe Basin Water Management, TAP Progress