703, 2018

Making a “Splash” on SplashLink

March 7th, 2018|

The 98th Meridian Foundation is focused on supporting the NEXUS of water-energy-land - creating market-driven solutions that result in sustainability of all. SplashLink.  We are pleased to spread-the-word via our friends at SplashLink.  Our thoughts are on their blog this month!   CLICK HERE to read what we're thinking, and then we encourage you to explore the SplashLink website to learn more about all of the great work they're doing!

2401, 2018

SplashLink – Q4 Water Report

January 24th, 2018|

The 98th Meridian Foundation is very interested in progress related to improving our water infrastructure.  Just out is the Q4 Water Sector Report - researched and organized by the firm, SplashLink.  It is fairly comprehensive and is a component of what will be the forthcoming, 2017 Annual Water Sector Report.  At 98th, we believe the compilation and review of information and data from multiple sources is critical to making informed [...]

401, 2018

But…it didn’t ‘topple’

January 4th, 2018|

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It's 2018.  The beginning of a New Year is usually met with reflection, and planning.  As The 98th Meridian Foundation has been inspired by the great writer & intellect, Walter Prescott Webb, we thought we would share a passage from his most-heralded book, The Great Plains, and share a thought: “For two centuries,” Webb wrote, “American pioneers had been working out a technique for the utilization of [...]

1212, 2017

Happy Holidays!

December 12th, 2017|

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM TEXAS! We generally think of a 'meridian' as an imaginary line.  Running through the heart of Texas, the 98th Meridian is not imaginary at all; in fact, the 98th Meridian in Texas differentiates East from West in very visual and meaningful ways.  Different lands.  Different people. At the holiday time, it all comes together...WE all come together; or at least, we HOPE all people will come together [...]

2811, 2017

UTA Oil & Gas Environmental Conference

November 28th, 2017|

The 98th Meridian Foundation founder, The Honorable David J. Porter, is....HERE!  Mr. Porter is a featured speaker tomorrow at this annual conference - in HOUSTON this year. As UTA's program touts, it's "An Event for the Oil & Gas Industry, By the Oil & Gas Industry."  THE UTA OIL & GAS ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE is one that presents an opportunity to learn about new regulatory changes affecting the industry.  A perfect [...]

2111, 2017

A Key(stone) Question

November 21st, 2017|

While this takes the 'look back' - but in view of the events of the day - the question should be raised:  How did those protestors GET to the protest site....?  Did they WALK?  And the clothes on their backs - did they hand-weave those sweaters with home-grown bamboo?  The coffee with which they warmed themselves - where DID that water come from?  How did the water get to that [...]

1611, 2017


November 16th, 2017|

IPEC - International Petroleum Environmental Conference In its 24th year, the 2017 version of IPEC was recently held in San Antonio, TX.  From IPEC, "IPEC continues to bring together professionals involved in developing and implementing technology to address and resolve petroleum environmental problems, and to share best practices and information regarding advances in emerging technology." Founder, David J. Porter recently participated in this annual conference.  His presentation was titled, "The Reuse of Produced Water – [...]

211, 2017

From this day forward…

November 2nd, 2017|

The 98th Meridian Foundation will be sharing thoughts, information and programs that further the conversation related to THE NEXUS:  WATER - ENERGY - LAND.  Critical components of our future in Texas. Our founder, The Honorable David J. Porter will be speaking at related events, and we will keep you up-to-date on his words and activities, as well as those with whom we are connected in this important dialogue and mission. [...]

3110, 2017

98th Meridian Foundation – The Launch

October 31st, 2017|

With a vision for a more thoughtful approach to setting policy and the execution of market solutions, our founder, The Honorable David J. Porter has launched, The 98th Meridian Foundation. We hope you will join in the conversation as we work to stimulate dialogue related to the very important issues surrounding an abundant and safe future for The Great State of Texas, and all of its inhabitants.

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