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GOOD NEWS! Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, GoodNews, government, green, protection, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 36 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coastline between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations after a decades-long effort by environmental groups and $34.5 million from penalties paid



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Dale O. (190)
Sunday August 24, 2014, 7:09 pm
Some good news at least, there often is not much of it when oil companies are in the news.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Monday August 25, 2014, 12:27 am
Good news for a change.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday August 25, 2014, 4:07 am
GOOD
 

Fi T. (16)
Monday August 25, 2014, 4:33 am
Encouraging for others to follow
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Monday August 25, 2014, 4:35 am
Noted.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Monday August 25, 2014, 5:15 am
Great news indeed! Noted.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Monday August 25, 2014, 5:41 am
Good to read-thanks
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Monday August 25, 2014, 7:06 am
Noted and promising. Will Louisiana and Mississippi follow suit any time soon?
 

John S. (304)
Monday August 25, 2014, 7:10 am
Why did it take so long, especially if they had been thinking about it for decades?
 

Marianne R. (101)
Monday August 25, 2014, 7:53 am
Noted - thanks Cal
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday August 25, 2014, 8:49 am
Great! Thanks Cal.
 

Panchali Yapa (13)
Monday August 25, 2014, 10:17 am
Thank you
 

Anne F. (17)
Monday August 25, 2014, 11:39 am
Excellent to read of salt marsh preserved - the Gulf Coast needs more restoration and protection
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Monday August 25, 2014, 12:13 pm
noted
 

Theresa Robinson (48)
Monday August 25, 2014, 3:14 pm
NOTED AND SIGNED. T R.
 

Betty K. (285)
Monday August 25, 2014, 5:01 pm
This appears to be a step in the right direction. Let's hope there are no more oil spills however.
 

paula D. (70)
Monday August 25, 2014, 5:58 pm
Thats great! Thanks
 

Katie D. (84)
Monday August 25, 2014, 6:26 pm
Yes this is a good thing about time!
Thank you
 

Marija Mohoric (48)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 1:46 am
:)) ty
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 2:48 am
noted
 

Frances Darcy (220)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 2:48 am
Something good comes out of the oilspill ... but so much more destroyed.
 
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