Walter Smith

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Sierra Club Ordered to Pay Luminant's Attorneys' Fees in Big Brown Suit

    For years, Luminant's Big Brown coal-fired plant has been described as one of the worst air polluters in the state, sitting at or near the top of the EPA's list of plants spewing nitrogen oxide, which can cause respiratory illnesses. So, it would seem a ripe target for a Clean Air Act lawsuit filed ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2003

    Secret Sharer

    Bolton's dirty laundry--if he had any--stays in the hamper

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Death in the Desert

    Gary Patterson flew to El Paso for a job interview--and never returned. It took nearly two years for the Texas Rangers and Waco police to unravel the bizarre web of lies and treachery that led to his disappearance.

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Killing machine

    It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.

  • Music

    September 11, 1997