CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Trinity River Basin In New Water Quality Initiative

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Trinity River Basin In New Water Quality InitiativeWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Trinity River Basin In New Water Quality InitiativeHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

jennifer lopez 770 Trinity River Basin In New Water Quality InitiativeJennifer Lopez's Bathtub Selfie

 alt=The New Wonder Woman

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

CORSICANA (AP) - The Trinity River Basin is to be included in a national water quality initiative launched to improve impaired watersheds.

A statement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says that as home to nearly 8 million residents, the Trinity River Basin is the state’s most polluted river basin.

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to provide funding to farmers, ranchers and timberland owners in the Chambers Creek Watershed of the Trinity River Basin.

State Conservationist Salvador Salinas of the agency is scheduled to visit a ranch in that watershed near Corsicana on Tuesday to detail how the program is to work. Representatives of state and local soil and water conservation agencies also are scheduled to attend.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

View Comments