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.
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.
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.
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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