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Texas A&M veterinarian in Galveston area to help animals in oil spill

A veterinarian from Texas A&M University arrived in the Galveston area Wednesday to help treat animals that have been soaked in oil in the Houston Ship Channel spill. Jill Heatley, an associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, was called to the Galveston area after Saturday’s oil spill dumped as much as 168,000 gallons of oil ...

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A&M-Galveston researchers ready to put expertise to work on oil spill

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A group of Texas A&M-Galveston marine biology researchers was on standby Monday waiting for clearance to head into Galveston Bay to begin sampling areas affected by Saturday’s oil spill. With the reopening of ferry services in Galveston late Monday, Antonietta Quigg, a Texas A&M-Galveston marine biology professor, said she was hopeful she and other scientists with the university would be ...

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‘Where the oil is’

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Oil and gas royalties on University Lands could reach $1 billion this year, and the increasing production in West Texas is the reason why. Most of University Lands’ 2.1 million acres are out here, funneling money into the endowment that supports the University of Texas and Texas A&M University systems and in turn paying for capital investments such as libraries ...

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Cotulla to expect ‘positive growth’

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Cotulla is the envy of the region, said its City Manager Larry Dovalina on Wednesday at Laredo Rotary Club’s afternoon luncheon held at the Holiday Inn off San Bernardo Avenue. Cotulla’s growth is linked to its strategic position not only because the town is right off Interstate Highway 35, but also because it is the epicenter of the Eagle Ford ...

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Kingsville A&M launches Eagle Ford program

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SAN ANTONIO — Texas A&M-Kingsville researchers took a look in their own backyard and saw a need. To fill that need, they’ve launched the Eagle Ford Center for Research, Education and Outreach. The idea is to promote sustainability in what rapidly has become one of the country’s major oil fields, looking at everything from the process of producing oil and ...

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