Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

Texas Officials Turn Blind Eye to Fracking Industry’s Toxic Air Emissions

When it comes to fracking the Eagle Ford Shale, Texas government becomes a ‘wholly-owned subsidiary’ of the oil industry. The legislature’s rush to protect the oil and gas industry reflects a culture in which politics and business have become almost inseparable.

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Fracking Boom Spews Toxic Air Emissions on Texas Residents

Deep in the heart of South Texas, oil and gas wells are sprouting at an unprecedented rate, making the Eagle Ford Shale one of the biggest energy booms in America. But local residents fear for their health from the air they breathe. An eight-month investigation pulls back … Continue reading

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