Texas Puts Luminant Mining Under Closer Financial Scrutiny

Texas may be known for oil, but it's also a coal state. And now, there's concern over what the state is doing to ensure that old "strip mines" are cleaned-up. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found that one Texas company in particular is now getting special scrutiny.

In this case, it doesn’t appear that any money has been set aside that Texas regulators could use in case the company goes bankrupt or they walk away from any of these mines.”

—Al Armendariz, Sierra Club

Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.


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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