A new interactive map shows 782,627 Texas children attend schools or daycares within a half mile radius of active oil and gas production facilities that could be hazardous to the children’s health. The Oil & Gas Threat Map also shows that 320,773 senior citizens and 310 medical facilities are located within a half mile of potentially hazardous oil and gas production facilities.
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Written by annalisapeace on Jan 15 2015 - 7:01pm
Challenged by the prospect of thousands of new houses being located within the Edwards Aquifer watershed, the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance set about studying methods that might mitigate the effects of suburban development in this extremely fragile area. The result is a 106-page manual that is intended to fill a gap in the storm water management measures that currently protect the Edwards Aquifer in Central Texas.