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More Pipelines in Texas for a Smelly, Deadly Gas

In a state dominated by the energy industry, deadly hydrogen sulfide is found everywhere

Hydrogen sulfide — a gas with a distinctive smell — is a dangerous chemical.
The gas has killed 10 workers in Texas and back in the 1970s, it killed an entire family.
In a state dominated by the energy industry, hydrogen sulfide is found everywhere from oil & gas well to refineries. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling found why there is more concern than ever about the deadly gas.

Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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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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