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Texas County Tries To Stop Illegal Dumping Of Oil Waste

Alleged illegally dumped barrels in Ector County, courtesy Ector County Environmental Enforcement.
In one part of Texas where oil drilling is producing a lot of crude, the drilling is also generating a lot of waste. But some of that oily, slimey waste isn't being disposed of legally. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling has the story of the surprising place where some of it is being dumped.

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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...