, a senior at the University of Texas, is a reporting fellow. He is the projects editor at The Daily Texan, where he also started the paper’s first legislative newsletter and worked as a news editor and reporter. Chase has had internships at the Austin American-Statesman, the San Antonio Express-News and The Dallas Morning News.
The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority and property owners in Guadalupe and Gonzales Counties agreed to not drain four lakes held up by 90-year-old dams, on the condition that recreational use of the lakes is banned.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality denied a permit request by a company seeking to open a hazardous waste processing facility near the Colorado River, citing concerns of contamination to both surface and ground water in the region.
Lawyers for Randy Halprin, a member of the "Texas Seven," are requesting a stay of his execution amid allegations that the judge who handled his case made racist and anti-Semitic comments during his time on the bench.