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Lots Of Oil & Gas Jobs, But Too Few Workers

Contrary to some reports, manufacturing may not be dead. Once thought to be victims of competition from overseas, jobs that used to be called "blue collar" are now in high demand in some parts of Texas, particularly in Houston. But as StateImpact report Dave Fehling found, at a time of great need, the funding for educating future workers has been cut.

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Dave Fehling

Energy & Environment Reporter for StateImpact

Dave Fehling is KUHF's Energy and Environment Reporter. His reporting is a part of StateImpact, a collaboration with KUT in Austin and NPR...