By Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle Updated 5:00 am CDT, Monday, March 11, 2019 Texas Tech University's Department of Petroleum Engineering is seeking permission from the Railroad Commission of Texas to drill a pair of exploratory test wells on its Red Raider lease. Located on land belonging to a Texas Tech research center, the lease was named after the school’s mascot. less Texas Tech University's Department of Petroleum Engineering is seeking permission from the Railroad Commission of Texas to drill a pair of exploratory test wells on its Red Raider lease. Located on land ... more Photo: Texas Tech University Photo: Texas Tech University Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Texas Tech University's Department of Petroleum Engineering is seeking permission from the … [Read more...] about Drilling Down: Texas Tech prepares to go ‘wildcatting’
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By Staff report | | PUBLISHED: January 14, 2019 at 8:42 am | UPDATED: January 14, 2019 at 8:42 am Non-teacher employees will join striking Los Angeles Unified School District teachers on the picket lines at ten schools today in a show of support of the walkout, according to a union announcement. The sympathy strike includes teacher assistants, special-ed assistants, food-service workers and other members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 99. Blanca Gallegos of SEIU said the sympathy walkouts would last at least one day, but that workers would decide at each site whether to extend the mini-strikes beyond Monday. SEIU workers are expected to show up for work as usual at other campuses around the district. The schools where the sympathy walkouts will be staged, according to the union’s statement: Carson High School, 22328 S. Main St. Carson; Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools – 701 S. Catalina St., LA; Haskell STEAM Magnet Elementary School – … [Read more...] about At ten schools around district today, non-teacher employees are joining striking LAUSD teachers on the picket lines
Catherine Traywick, Bloomberg Published 5:53 am CST, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, file a sign stands along St. Paul Street in south Denver that called for voters to cast their ballots against Proposition 112, which would have tightly restricted where new oil and gas wells can be drilled across the state. Continue to see photos from Election Day in America. less FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, file a sign stands along St. Paul Street in south Denver that called for voters to cast their ballots against Proposition 112, which would have tightly restricted where new ... more Photo: David Zalubowski, AP America votes in the 2018 midterm elections America votes in the 2018 midterm elections Photo: Caitlin O'Hara/Bloomberg Dressed in a Tyrannosaurus rex costume, Ben Enghardt campaigns for Rep. Beto O'Rourke … [Read more...] about Colorado voters reject drilling limits in win for Anadarko, Noble
Inmate No. 15000-030 is released into the frigid January morning at 8:46, a gray custodial suit of sweatpants and long-sleeved thermal clinging to his immense frame, a bushy salt-and-pepper beard wrapping around his face, a guard escorting him with a high-powered rifle slung over his right shoulder. Most politicians would appear hopelessly—dangerously—misplaced in a federal prison. Kent Sorenson is not most politicians. Standing over six feet tall and weighing every bit of 270 pounds, with 11 tattoos and a cleanshaven head, Sorenson is probably the only state senator to have ever been mistaken for a member of the Aryan Brotherhood. That happened during his first stop on the penal turnpike, the Metropolitan Correctional Center (“The MCC”) in Chicago, an administrative facility with maximum-security lodging where the “fish” was viewed warily by fellow inmates. A white supremacist, they figured, sizing him up. It didn’t take long—as soon as … [Read more...] about Kent Sorenson Was a Tea Party Hero. Then He Lost Everything.