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Texas Slams EPA Website that Compares State Pollution Enforcement

Texas calls EPA pollution database deceiving

Texas consistently has a large percentage of “high priority violations” of air pollution laws. The reason is the concentration of major industrial plants. Yet, compared to other states, Texas does far fewer comprehensive inspections of polluting facilities.That’s according to a database run by the Federal government. Texas officials call it “deceiving” and “misleading.”

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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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