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Agencies partner on project to visualize Texas climate issues

Agencies work to illuminate climate change in Texas

posted October 30, 2014
The Sea Grant Program at Texas A&M have teamed up with the university's Institute for Applied Creativity to produce videos that illuminate important issues related to weather, water and climate change in Texas.
Planning prof calls Harris County toxic waste pits a ‘loaded gun’

Planning prof calls Harris County waste pits a ‘loaded gun’

posted July 25, 2014
Toxic waste pits along the San Jacinto River in far east Harris County containing dioxin and other hazardous substances are a “loaded gun” threatening human health and the environment, said Sam Brody, professor of urban planning at Texas A&M University.
Students' design for water district facility emphasizes conservation

Design showcases groundwater saving techniques

posted June 24, 2013
Texas A&M landscape architecture students created a master plan for converting a regional groundwater conservation district's grounds into an educational facility for demonstrating the latest groundwater conservation techniques.
Study eyes economic impact of Lake Conroe's lowering levels

Study eyes how lower Lake Conroe levels impact economy

posted August 14, 2012
Ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., groundwater-dependent Montgomery County, Texas is confronted with a looming water crisis threatening future growth, according to a study by urban planners at Texas A&M University.