Galveston Bay–and sitting in the middle of the San Jacinto River, at the top of the Bay is the Dioxin Pit. Jackie, San Jacinto River Coalition, and Scott, Galveston Bay Foundation, come in to talk about what is being done to deal with this leaking 60’s legacy threat to the Bay. Removing the carcinogenic mass is doable and the EPA will make a recommendation hopefully agreeing, any day now. Listen to what Jackie and Scott have to say, and get to the links and contacts for more information about what you can do!
SUGAR! And what to do about it. Today’s show is about the weekend’s news that the sugar industry has known for a long time. Big Sugar funded “scientific” studies that showed that fat is bad but sugar is just fine–thus a new market was born for things like “diet” cola. Lorenze briefs the article and response, Alison tells what to do about it: the mix of 6, and Pat has a tasty treat recipe at every turn.
Living on the Edge, double meanings all over the place, and the Galveston Historical Foundation steps up to deal with all of them at its conference by the same name. Hal comes in to talk about the conference, but moreover, what the conference represents: an opportunity to talk with folks about resilience, preservation, planning and the success stories of dealing with the edge for centuries. Download this show and listen to snippets as you go along your day.
Air Alliance Houston comes into the heart of the Petro Metro to talk about the air we breathe, and the air our neighbors breathe–23,000 times a day. The issues are important and Air Alliance is working to tell us about them–and make those 23,000 breaths, healthy ones.