Latest San Patricio County, Texas Stories

2011-07-11 11:00:00

HOUSTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M&G Group, the largest producer of PET for packaging applications in the Americas, has selected Corpus Christi, Texas, as the location for construction of its previously announced one million tons per year PET plant (2.2 billion pounds) and accompanying 1.2 million tons per year (2.6 billion pounds) PTA plant.

2010-12-13 07:00:00

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.