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PHOTOS: Texas County Reports Deaths As It Fights Wildfires

Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

Wildfires have burned across Texas in recent weeks, and regions like Bastrop, Texas are still fighting the flames. The Texas county near Austin has be...

PHOTOS: Firefighters Fight The Flames In Texas

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

Wildfires continue to destroy hundreds of homes across Texas -- some 57 fires have swept over 100,000 acres, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday....

A Forest Firefighter on the Central Texas Fires

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 11.05.2011 | Green
Mary Pauline Lowry

Regardless of whether I am able to fight some of these Central Texas fires myself, I will certainly join in with other residents of Central Texas to try to provide much-needed support to those who have been displaced from or have lost their homes.

Glued to the Weather Channel While the World Burns

Paul Loeb | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Paul Loeb

Media coverage rarely connects the unfolding cataclysms with the climate change that fuels them. We can't guarantee that any specific disaster is caused by our warming atmosphere, but considered together, they fit all the predicted models.

Texas Plans To Cut Budget Of Agency Battling Wildfires

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Tex (Reuters) - Texas lawmakers are set to slash funding for the agency responsible for fighting wildfires in the midst of a historic wildfire...

Rick Perry Accuses Obama Of Leaving Texas In The Dust

Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for not responding to a request for a disaster aid f...

Texas Burning 'Border To Border'

AP/The Huffington Post | By ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

MINERAL WELLS, Texas -- Since evacuating her lakeside Texas home, Jackie Fewell has turned her hotel room into the information hub for one of the stat...

Over 1 Million Acres Burned In Texas Wildfires

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.20.2011 | Green

The Texas wildfires have been creeping closer and closer to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, as over one million acres have been burned in little over a we...

Texas Wildfire Season Among Worst In State History

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.11.2011 | Green

Out of control wildfires continue to wreak havoc on West Texas, an area still recovering from a series of wildfires in recent months. It's been one...