Captured by Coal
An investigation by Grist and The Texas Tribune shows how Texas has helped the struggling coal industry cut corners and avoid millions of dollars in restoration costs.
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Sulphur Springs's city manager has dreams of parks and fishing lakes but a mountain of hazardous waste stands in the…
Texas signed off on the restoration of this old coal mine. Now a leaky landfill is contaminating groundwater.
Texas approved the clean up at this old mine site. Now a leaky landfill is contaminating groundwater.
Regulators in the Lone Star State have given a hand to struggling coal companies as they face millions of dollars…