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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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Report: Permian Basin Oil Producers Flaring More Natural Gas Than Reported

By Kiah Collier, Texas Tribune Companies drilling for fossil fuels in West Texas’ Permian Basin are flaring off significantly more gas than they say they are, according to a new analysis by the Environmental Defense Fund. Scientists at the environmental … Continue reading

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A Radio Documentary: “Dark Skies, Dark Energies” by Ian Lewis

Here in West Texas, there are two major searches ongoing. While companies in the Permian Basin seek more deposits of oil and gas underground, astronomers at McDonald Observatory are searching the sky for an answer to the question: what is … Continue reading

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