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Fracking boom on UT’s West Texas lands linked to spills, air pollution

The hydraulic fracturing boom on University of Texas System lands in West Texas has polluted soil, groundwater and air, according to a report to be released Tuesday by an environmental group and a think tank.

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Report criticizes fracking on UT land

Drilling and hydraulic fracturing on University of Texas lands in West Texas have created an environmental and health risk, a report released Tuesday concluded.

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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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