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"Orphan" Wells Taking Financial, Environmental Toll on State

Thousands of oil wells sit abandoned in Texas, and with oil and gas on the rise again, another generation of defunct wells may appear if the boom subsides. Dave Fehling of KUHF News reports for StateImpact Texas on the risks and costs associated with so-called orphan wells.

By Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media
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Thousands of oil wells sit abandoned in Texas, and with oil and gas on the rise again, another generation of defunct wells may appear if the boom subsides. Dave Fehling of KUHF News reports for StateImpact Texas on the risks and costs associated with so-called orphan wells. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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