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08.23.2023 Media Coverage

Texas Permits Lignite Mine Expansion Despite Water Worries Inside Climate News

07.18.2023 Media Coverage

RGISC opens applications for 2023 Laredo Climate Cohort Laredo Morning Times

07.18.2023 Media Coverage

Dems ask EPA to reject Texas’ bid to oversee CO2 wells Energy Wire

07.18.2023 Media Coverage

Texas Democrats split on state’s role in carbon capture Houston Chronicle

05.26.2023 The Workover Blog

Announcing Our 2023 Poster Contest Winner!

05.25.2023 The Workover Blog

Meet Our 2023 New Faces!

05.01.2023 Media Coverage

EPA proposal advances La. bid to oversee CO2 wells Energy Wire

04.28.2023 Media Coverage

Sinkholes are emerging in Texas. Is oil and gas to blame? Energy Wire

04.21.2023 Videos

Orphaned Well Video Series

04.17.2023 Media Coverage

Why injecting CO2 underground is a legal morass Energy Wire

04.10.2023 The Workover Blog

Carbon Capture Awareness Month

04.03.2023 Media Coverage

Laredoan chosen for White House task force KGNS Laredo

03.30.2023 The Workover Blog    Videos   

Commemorating César Chávez Day of Service

03.15.2023 The Workover Blog

Happy Women’s History Month!

03.15.2023 The Workover Blog

Energy Mini-Summit in ATX

03.10.2023 Media Coverage

Landowners fear injection of fracking waste threatens West Texas aquifers Inside Climate News, The Texas Tribune

03.06.2023 The Workover Blog    Videos   

Community Conversations: Waste Pits

02.15.2023 Videos

Gas Failures and the Grid Spectrum News 1

02.10.2023 The Workover Blog    Videos   

Legacy sulfur well in Pecos County

02.09.2023 Media Coverage

Abandoned Texas oil wells polluting air, water and vegetation News 4 San Antonio

02.01.2023 Media Coverage

Texas Oilfield Waste Company Contributed $53,750 to Regulators Overseeing a Controversial Permit Application Beaumont Enterprise, Houston Chronicle, Inside Climate News, San Antonio Express-News, The Texas Tribune

01.25.2023 Media Coverage

Texas oil and gas regulator opens public outreach office Energy Wire

01.23.2023 Media Coverage

Earthquakes rattle Permian shale cost discipline Argus Media

01.12.2023 Media Coverage

Take the money and plug. Orphan wells mess with Texas. Houston Chronicle

11.15.2022 Media Coverage

How Can We Make Public Commissions More Democratic? Nonprofit Quarterly

11.08.2022 Media Coverage

RRC leaders fine-tune critical infrastructure, weatherization rules Midland Reporter-Telegram

10.20.2022 Media Coverage

Committee on Environmental Regulation Public Hearing CBS 7 Midland

10.20.2022 Testimonies

Committee on Environmental Regulation Public Hearing CBS 7 Midland

06.14.2022 The Workover Blog    Videos   

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02.13.2021 Reports

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02.10.2021 Reports

Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells