Texas rules raise questions on benefits, harm from oil and gas sector

May 14, 2019
The limited scope of environmental rules in Texas affecting the oil and gas industry could make it difficult to ensure the direct economic benefits of energy production are not overshadowed by a negative environmental legacy, experts said during a May 14 event sponsored by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. “If we're going to see change, it has to be a new rule,” Bo Vizcaino, an engineering tech with the Texas Railroad Commission, said during the Roundtable on...

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