Fracking’s Link To Smog Worries Some Texas Cities

Texas is a big state where perceptions can vary greatly depending on where you live. For example, air pollution and whether drilling oil and gas wells may be making it worse.

We absolutely recognize the huge impact this is having, the negative impact on our air quality.”

— State Representative Lon Burnam

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Director of News and Public Affairs

As Director of News and Public Affairs, Dave Fehling manages the radio news operation at Houston's NPR station. Previously, he was a reporter at the station, covering the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. He won top state honors for in-depth and investigative reporting as well...

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