KUT Morning Newspod October 4, 2011
Chemical Plant Fire Under Investigation
Officials are investigating a massive fire at a chemical plant near Dallas.
The Associated Press reports firefighters monitored the blaze overnight, but it was mostly contained Monday. The fire started Monday morning in Waxahachie.
What’s the Worst Case Scenario for the Drought?
Researchers are talking openly about the possibility that the current drought affecting Texas, could become the new drought of record. That means worse than the historic drought of the 1950s and anything else for that matter in recent history. As KUT’s Mose Buchele reports, that’s prompted questions about how Texas is managing its dwindling resource.