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The Father Of Environmental Justice Sees Danger In How Texas Regulates

Photo by: Dave Fehling

Dr. Robert Bullard, "Father" of Environmental Justice, photographed at Texas Southern University
Texas is leading the nation in creating jobs. One factor is the big growth in the oil and gas industry. But as more wells are drilled and more crude is processed, there are worries about pollution and its effect on communities. Just who benefits and who loses? Here's StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling with more on what's called "environmental justice."
“...There are communities that never thought they’d be dealing with pollution with hydraulic fracturing”

—Dr. Robert Bullard, "Father" of Environmental Justice.

Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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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...