Abandoned “dry hole” oil wells are polluting Texas farms, ranches and groundwater. The state won’t fix them.Grist, Inside Climate News, The Texas TribuneMedia Coverage

“The definition of orphan wells is broad enough that it could encompass P-13 wells,” said Tannya Benavides, the advocacy director for the nonprofit watchdog group Commission Shift. “The Railroad Commission is passing the buck — these wells weren’t originally drilled as water wells.”

Also appeared in Texas Tribune and  Grist.

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