. . . the establishment of a brand-new award, soon to be mentioned in the same breath with Nobel, Pulitzer, and Most Improved Player in West University Little League: The Chris Tomlinson SCIENCE Award for Excellence in Demonstrating Things Clearly.
The first recipient will be announced tomorrow, June 3, the anniversary of Mr. Tomlinson's most-memorable column in the always-memorable Houston Chronicle.
A FEW DAYS back, the Chronicle frontpaged (correctly) the humliation of the Environmental Protection Agency in a long-running lawsuit against Texas over air-quality permits. The Texas victory was papered over in a settlement with EPA, but everybody knows who won and who lost.
"They" includes the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle . . .