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Suing Polluters: Texas Again Considers Curbing County Attorneys

Big industrial companies in Texas again trying to restrict cities and counties from suing them for damage done by toxic leaks.

 

San-Jacinto-014_1_.png Texas Together’s Jackie Young, at the San Jacinto River Superfund site, believes local lawsuits are important when it comes to pollution.

Big industrial companies in Texas are once again trying to restrict cities and counties from suing them.The lawsuits they’re targeting are for damage done by toxic leaks, often that threaten drinking water supplies.

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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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