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A New Report Finds Permian Basin Oil Producers Are Releasing High Amounts of Harmful Emissions

By Mitch Borden A report titled “Sour Winds In West Texas” was released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Project. The study shows there are high levels of Sulfur Dioxide being released from oil and gas operations in the Permian … Continue reading

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The Sierra Club Takes Aim At Permian Basin Facility It Says Is Big Polluter

By Mitch Borden An environmental group plans to take legal action against a Permian Basin facility it says is one of the area’s biggest polluters.  Before formally filing a lawsuit, the Sierra Club sent a letter to the owners and … Continue reading

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EPA Rejects Part of Texas Clean Air Plan, Proposes its Own

The EPA has rejected a Texas plan to cut emissions and improve air quality, in part because it doesn’t do enough to tackle visibility problems in the Big Bend and the Guadalupe Mountains. The federal Regional Haze Program requires states to periodically … Continue reading

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