Environment

County Burn Ban Extended 90 Days
Angelina County Commissioners have voted to extend the county-wide ban on outdoor burning for 90 days.  This means burning anything outdoors is illegal, and violators will be prosecuted.
Japan Nuclear Plant Pumping Highly Radioactive Water
The operator of Japan's crippled nuclear plant began pumping highly radioactive water Tuesday from the basement of one of its buildings to a makeshift storage area in a crucial step toward easing the nuclear crisis.
Removing the 25,000 tons of contaminated water that has collected in the basement of …
East Texas Earth Day Offers Free Fun Sunday
If you're up for a drive to the Tyler area, the Camp Tyler Foundation will celebrate Mother Nature at the fifth annual East Texas Earth Day Sunday.  Although the official Earth Day is on April 22, Camp Tyler's early event will be held at the 400-acre retreat in Whitehouse near Lake…