KUT’s Morning Newspod for March 18, 2011
New Emissions Regulations Come With A Cost
Coal-fired power plant operators in Texas will soon be required to install technology in smoke stacks to reduce mercury emissions. The EPA announced a new national standard this week. KUT’s Erika Aguilar reports the tighter regulations could cost the electric industry more money.
Austin Aces: Bobby Whitlock
SXSW Music continues through tomorrow night. This week KUT’s been celebrating some of the musicians who keep Austin in the spotlight year-round. In the final installment of our series, the “Austin Aces”, KUT’s Jody Denberg salutes a master of the keyboards.
“Hooking Up” at SXSW
Each year South by Southwest brings thousands of people, hundreds of bands, dozens of movies, and lots and lots of, shall we say, short-term relationships. But as KUT’s Matt Largey reports, all the partying does have its drawbacks.