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Fracking on University of Texas Land Is Poisoning the Air, Soil, and Water

The University of Texas has seen 1.6 million gallons of oil, waste water, and pollutants spilling from fracking sites into the ground and groundwater on lands that it leases to oil and gas companies in West Texas, according to a report from two environmental groups released today.

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Report: Fracking on UT System land posing environmental dangers

More than a million gallons of pollutants have been spilled in West Texas on UT-System land because of ongoing oil drilling, according to a new report released Tuesday by an environmental advocacy group.

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Groups, student government say UT must change fracking policies

Environment Texas, the Sierra Club and members of UT's student government released a report Tuesday outlining the effect fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is having on university-owned land in West Texas.

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EPA Water Rule Applies to Texas After All

The Obama administration’s controversial new clean water regulations apply in Texas after all.

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Texas is a growing state for clean energy, but more could be done

Solar power capacity grew 61 percent per capita in Texas last year, according to a new report from Environment Texas Research & Policy Center. This makes Texas the 12th-largest state in the country for solar power capacity per person in 2014.

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