Texas Week

Sept. 12, 2014 | Oil boom wastes massive amounts of gas

Season 4 Episode 434 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

While the Texas oil boom, driven by fracking, has raised concerns about groundwater and earthquakes, recent reports has generated a different buzz. Two San Antonio Express-News reporters spent a year looking at something much more visible: thousands of well-site flares that light up South Texas skies. They found a massive waste of natural gas, pollution and very light regulation. We talk to the jo

Aired: 09/11/14

Rating: NR

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