Apr 11, 2024 - News

Bayou Buzz

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🌪️ A small tornado ripped through Katy early yesterday morning, National Weather Service meteorologists confirmed. (Houston Public Media)

🗣️ A proposal to extend Houston's parking meter hours sparked a broader debate over the voter-approved charter amendment that gives three or more City Council members the ability to propose legislation, a power previously given exclusively to the mayor. (Chron)

🏭 Quote du jour

"The communities living fenceline to these plants have been exposed to this excess risk to their health for too long."
— Jennifer Hadayia, executive director of Air Alliance Houston, on the Environmental Protection Agency's new air pollution standards. In the Houston area, 32 facilities will now be required to reduce their carcinogenic emissions.
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