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Texas steps up monitoring for fracking air pollution

The state is responding to concerns about air pollution from fracking in South Texas.  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or TCEQ, is installing the first air monitoring station in the heart of the Eagle Ford Shale. It will be … Continue reading

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Fracking’s Methane Trail: A Detective Story

We don’t really know how much air pollution is created when companies drill for natural gas but we do know it has to be given serious consideration. Read the article below if you are in any doubt. Frackings Methane Trail: … Continue reading

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EPA Nipping at the Heels of Shale Gas Producers

The Environmental Protection Agency EPA has issued first ever air pollution rules for fracking wells. Drillers will be required to capture gas and its smog producing compounds that are released when the wells are tapped for the first time. This … Continue reading

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