Texas Standard For July 23, 2018

The Endangered Species Act — now on the endangered list? Activists and environmentalists sound alarms. We’ll learn more today on the Texas Standard. Plus, as we fast approach the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey and plunge furhter into hurricane season — rescue efforts are underway for the National Flood Insurance Program. We’ll hear what’s happening, and why it’s underwater. Ranchers balk at a plan to brand lab-grown protein “clean meat.” So what’s in a name? Some say a multi-billion dollar industry. Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore: why all that ‘Dust in the Wind’ keeps pressing a ways up from Africa. And some journalists are abandoning social media — does it matter? All this and more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJuly 23, 2018 12:31 pm