PSA- Frio County Commissioners have imposed a burn ban in all parts of the unincorporated areas of the county for the next 90 days.
120 acres of hay field and several outbuildings and their contents were consumed by fire, as an out-of-control grass fire blazed across the property in Northwest Wilson County. Firefighters from Floresville, Poth, Three Oaks, La Vernia, Stockdale, St. Hedwig, Cañada Verde, and Eagle Creek battled most of yesterday afternoon in near-100-degree heat. The grass is extremely dry and the hot winds do not help. Please be careful out there! Read More
Following complaints that earthquakes have become more frequent over the last several years, The Texas Railroad Commission’s new proposed regulations on wastewater injection wells were heard by members of the Texas House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Seismic Activity on Monday, Dr. Craig Pearson, the Railroad Commission’s new seismologist, told the subcommittee that the regulations would help make sure injected wastewater doesn’t migrate onto inactive fault lines and cause man-made quakes.
“Because we’re now dealing with induced seismicity, the worry is not only about water moving up [to our groundwater] but out to dormant faults,” Pearson said, noting that current regulations are only designed to protect from groundwater contamination. Read More
This is Randy Watson of the No Bull Radio Network for the Eagle Ford Minute