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2011-11-04 07:00:00

The 2nd State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit brings together experts and leaders with an interest in the Gulf of Mexico. A unique feature of the SGM SUMMIT2011 is an emphasis on developing an effective âœreport cardâ that can be used by resource managers and decision makers in science and business to understand the impacts of our activity. Unprecedented cooperation has preceeded this important event. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 During...

2011-04-06 07:52:00

LONGVIEW, Texas, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Central Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives recently honored KSA Engineers, Inc. with an association Corporate Member Award in recognition of KSA's outstanding service and support to the South Central Chapter and to the Loretta Scott Accreditation Academy. KSA Principals Craig Phipps, P.E., and Steve Creamer, P.E., were on hand during the South Central Chapter Annual Conference in Corpus Christi to accept the...

2010-07-28 19:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) litigation brought by The Aransas Project (TAP) against officials of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), United States District Judge Janis Jack ruled from the bench to deny all motions to dismiss the litigation. Proceeding issue-by-issue, Judge Jack entertained arguments from all parties before ruling from the bench to deny each of the motions brought by the defendants and...

2010-03-31 08:00:00

DALLAS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Two judges recommended on Monday that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) should deny or remand a draft permit for the Las Brisas Energy Center (LBEC), a petroleum coke-fired power plant proposed in Corpus Christi, Texas. Susman Godfrey L.L.P. attorneys Terry Oxford, Brian Melton, and Drew Hansen represented the Texas Clean Air Cities Coalition, a group of over 30 Texas cities that joined together to oppose the proposed plant, in a two-week...

2009-05-08 12:21:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TOR Minerals International (Nasdaq: TORM) announced today that it will release first quarter 2009 earnings results after the markets close on Tuesday, May 12, 2009. A webcast discussing the first quarter 2009 results will be accessible immediately following the earnings release via the News section of the Company's website, http://www.torminerals.com. The webcast will be led by Dr. Olaf Karasch, President and CEO, of TOR Minerals....

2008-12-03 14:23:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the STARBASE Atlantis Naval Air Station education program in Corpus Christi, Texas, will have an opportunity to experience the excitement of spaceflight first hand. They will be participating in a live in-flight education downlink on Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 10:40 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST with the astronauts living on the International Space Station: Expedition 18 Commander Mike Fincke and Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus. (Logo:...

2008-09-09 21:00:11

Hurricane Ike made a curtain call in western Cuba Tuesday, the day after it inundated the eastern side of the island with winds, rain and water surge. Meanwhile the eyes of Texas were watching computer models of potential paths for the Category 1 hurricane and its 75-mph winds. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 5 p.m. Ike was centered just off the northern coast of western Cuba, moving west-northwest into the central Gulf of Mexico at about 10 mph. The Category 1 storm was...

2008-08-27 09:00:17

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy took his grandmother's car and led police on a chase at speeds up to 60 mph before swerving to avoid spikes in the road and crashing into a fence, police said. The boy was treated for a small cut to the head then taken to Nueces County Juvenile Justice Center, where he remained in custody Tuesday, chief juvenile probation officer Homer Flores said. Corpus Christi Police Capt. Todd Green said officials spotted the youngster in the car late...

2006-01-27 20:13:41

HOUSTON (Reuters) - An instructor and a student pilot were killed on Friday when their U.S. Navy training plane crashed in Corpus Christi, Texas, the Navy said. The two were in a T-34C Turbo Mentor when they crashed near a runway used for practice landings and takeoffs, according to a Navy statement and Corpus Christi media reports. The Navy is investigating the cause of the accident, which occurred at 9:43 a.m. CST. Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, where the pilots took off from,...

2006-01-18 14:22:02

By Jim Forsyth CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Researchers were surprised this week by the sudden appearance -- and quick disappearance -- of two rare Northern right whales in the busy industrial port of Corpus Christi Bay. "It's a most extraordinary event," said oceanographer Tony Amos of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas. "They're almost unknown in the Gulf of Mexico. Why they would come into the bay, I don't really know." Amos said a 50-foot...