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Energy & Environment

Are Unregulated Drilling Waste Pits A Threat To Texas Groundwater?

Is Texas doing enough to make sure that drilling doesn’t pollute groundwater?



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Not since the oil boom of the 1980s have so many wells been drilled in Texas. Last year the total number of “holes drilled” for oil & gas topped 24,000 state-wide according to Texas regulators. But there’s concern that Texas isn’t doing enough to make sure that all that drilling doesn’t end-up polluting precious groundwater. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling begins our story with a man in North Texas who has a warning.

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