Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells threatens America’s water supplies in drought-stricken areas, according to a report released Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group.
DALLAS — It was the same time, 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22. It was the same place, downtown Dallas. But 50 years later, the thousands of people who filled Dealey Plaza weren’t there to cheer but to remember in quiet sadness the young, handsome president with whom Dallas will always be “linked in tragedy.”
Structures are beginning to take shape on the 4.3-acre lot on the corner of Fry and Hickory streets, where Cool Beans is the lone occupant. It’s all part of the Sterling Fry Street project, which is redeveloping the lot to be a mixed-use space that will include apartments, retail space and a parking garage.
Nothing about the shiny surface of Elida Tamez’s life suggests she would have been an environmental activist. Even after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1999, she got a second lease on life that turned out to be a long and happy one.