Links between fracking & smog pollution

A story posted by the Texas Observer cites research conducted by a student at the University of North Texas suggests that pollution from fracking contributes a much larger share of Dallas-Fort Worth’s smog problem than state officials have said. By studying 16 air-quality monitors, the research shows that smog levels have dropped overall in Texas since the late 1990s, but that ozone levels in fracking areas have increased steadily and have risen faster in fracking areas than in areas without oil and gas activity.

Studies: Links Between Fracking and Smog Pollution Stronger Than State Claims

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