Port Isabel (United States)

Type: City
Name: Port Isabel (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 26.0734
Longitude: -97.208603
population: 5,391
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ocelot crossings key to rebuilding roads

More than $25 million in state funding will be invested into Cameron County roads, but the projects aren’t only aimed to improve the lives of traveling humans.Special crossings for ocelots are included in the county’s plans to rebuild FM 106, or General ... [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Valley ports to create more high-paying jobs

The Port of Brownsville ranks at the top when it comes to exporting steel and gas.It's also a big employer with over 3,000 employees, and it has a multi-million-dollar economic impact in the region and state.That's why U.S. Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) ... [Published KGBT 4 - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Vela to host port project forum

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville will host a public forum Thursday to discuss the role of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in developing and maintaining the ports of South Texas.The two-hour forum will focus on projects at the Port of Brownsville, ... [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Detour ahead

The placement of massive steel girders as part of the SH 550 Direct Connector Project will entail shutting down northbound and southbound lanes of I-69 East, formerly known as U.S. 77, beginning Sept. 16 and extending into October.The affected stretch ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mexican shirmping fleet leaves Brownsville after Tropical Storm Dolly passes

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Port of Brownsville returns to normal operations Thursday, after the departure of two Mexican shrimp fleets that sought safe harbor ahead of Tropical Storm Dolly.The Coast Guard started receiving requests at 10 a.m. on Tuesday ... [Published DVIDS - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Obama sins worse than Nixon’s were

Editor:In 1973, the public outrage about the actions of President Richard Milhous Nixon, led by his longtime liberal critics, forced him to be the first U.S. chief executive to resign the presidency. Critics screamed about Nixon’s extra-legal and extra-constitutional ... [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Authorities seek new leads in search for body

Guadalupe and Adelina Ramirez want to give their son a proper burial. Although 25 years have passed, they still clearly recall as if it were yesterday the sound of their teenage son Alberto yelling from the backseat of a grey New Yorker as two armed men ... [Published Brownsville Herald - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Investors, Turks and Caicos government want to create massive shrimp farms in water-parched Islands

The Turks and Caicos government has approved the idea of investors seeking to create two massive shrimp farms, with a cost of up to $125 million.  The money would be raised and spent over four years.The farms would generate $200 million in annual export ... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The U.S. cities with the worst climate change-related flooding

What’s the most pernicious climate-change threat facing the U.S. in the years to come? It might not be lung-scorching  air pollution , less-nutritious crops , or  super-fueled wildfires , but rising sea levels repeatedly swamping coastal cities, according ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Sea Levels Are Flooding Top US Cities

Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding”–which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure–are on the East Coast, according to ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obama leasing millions of Gulf acres for offshore oil & gas drilling

More and more it’s looking like Obama’s global warming and climate change “initiative” is just a legacy play. He says the right words, then does the wrong deeds. I can’t think of another way to describe what we’re watching. Would a man who believed ... [Published AMERICAblog News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore Drilling

Deepwater Horizon Deploying the age-old “Friday news dump,” President Barack Obama’s Interior Department  gave the green light  on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns  to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas ... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 24 2014]

Quotes

...1000 lbs of shrimp at a demonstration facility in Port Isabel, Texas, and last fall began construction of its first shrimp farm in Taft, Texas. "This is a very exciting time for all of us who have endured the ten year plus roller coaster ride with this project”.  David Wills, President and Founder,  anticipates that once dirt work is complete, GBT-C (Global Blue Technologies-Cameron)  will quickly move to complete the construction of four Rigid Air structures with a production goal of 1 million pounds of shrimp in 2014."
"Women and children are being dropped off with a notice to appear in court, and nothing else; no food, no water, no diapers, no money and without Identification or a phone to call their relatives. We have a responsibility to respond, if we don't stand up for justice and peace, who will?" said Rev. Alberta Wallace of Yuma United Church of Christ

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Ocelot crossings key to rebuilding roads [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 27 2014]
Valley ports to create more high-paying jobs [Published KGBT 4 - Sep 26 2014]
Vela to host port project forum [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 24 2014]
The Other End of the Pipeline [Published Fort Worth Weekly - Sep 10 2014]
Detour ahead [Published Valley Morning Star - Sep 10 2014]
Mexican shirmping fleet leaves Brownsville afte... [Published DVIDS - Sep 05 2014]
Obama sins worse than Nixon’s were [Published Brownsville Herald - Sep 03 2014]
Authorities seek new leads in search for body [Published Brownsville Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Investors, Turks and Caicos government want to ... [Published Seafood.com - Aug 12 2014]
The U.S. cities with the worst climate change-r... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 31 2014]
Rising Sea Levels Are Flooding Top US Cities [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 29 2014]
Obama leasing millions of Gulf acres for offsho... [Published AMERICAblog News - Jul 28 2014]
Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions o... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 24 2014]
United States of America: CWS Preliminary Appea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 18 2014]
DEA: Dirty Deeds of Zetas and Another Tamaulipa... [Published Borderland Beat - Jul 05 2014]
Exxon: “None of our carbon reserves will be str... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Jun 05 2014]
Exxon Awarded Gulf of Mexico Oil Leases Days Be... [Published Firedoglake - Jun 05 2014]
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The U.S. cities with the worst climate change-r... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 31 2014]
What’s the most pernicious climate-change threat facing the U.S. in the years to come? It might not be lung-scorching  air pollution , less-nutritious crops , or  super-fueled wildfires , but rising sea levels repeatedly swamping coastal cities, according ...
Rising Sea Levels Are Flooding Top US Cities [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 29 2014]
Eight of the top 10 U.S. cities that have seen an increase in so-called “nuisance flooding”–which causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure–are on the East Coast, according to ...
Obama leasing millions of Gulf acres for offsho... [Published AMERICAblog News - Jul 28 2014]
More and more it’s looking like Obama’s global warming and climate change “initiative” is just a legacy play. He says the right words, then does the wrong deeds. I can’t think of another way to describe what we’re watching. Would a man who believed ...
Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions o... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 24 2014]
Deepwater Horizon Deploying the age-old “Friday news dump,” President Barack Obama’s Interior Department  gave the green light  on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns  to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas ...
United States of America: CWS Preliminary Appea... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 18 2014]
Source: Church World ServiceCountry: United States of America Appeal Code: 76-628-B Initial Appeal Goal: $200,000 Situation Unaccompanied children fleeing violence in Central America and seeking safety in the United States require a robust humanitarian ...
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