Activists And Researchers Are Working To Keep Tabs On Oil And Gas Emissions Near Balmorhea

“Fixing this problem is easy. You do what the prior administration had a suggested. Mainly you look for where the biggest leaks are and you fix those.”

By Mitch BordenJanuary 15, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

Funky smelling fumes, dimmer skies, and increased health concerns have all been reported by residents in the southwest corner of the Permian Basin as the oil and gas industry expands. Growth has been happening north of the Davis Mountains over the last two years.

Concerns about greenhouse gasses and toxic emissions have spurred some citizens —like Sharon Wilson— to try to keep oil companies accountable themselves, one rig at a time.

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