Polluters And Penalties: Will Higher Fines Make A Difference In Texas?

When it comes to regulating polluters, Texas has a commission so huge, only the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is bigger. It's called the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or the TCEQ. Over the years, though, there’ve been complaints that the commission does more to protect big business than the air and water of Texas. Now, there are changes underway that might give the agency more bite.

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Dave Fehling

Dave Fehling

Energy and Environment Reporter

Based in the world's energy capital, broadcast and digital journalist Dave Fehling is heard on public radio stations in Houston and throughout Texas, reporting on the oil & gas industry and its impact on the environment. After nearly three decades in television that included reporting for CBS News, Fehling joined...

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