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Resource ID: #24539
Subject: Chemicals
Source: WFAA-Dallas, Tx.
Date: 10/29/2009; 12/20/2009



Toxic emissions have been found near natural gas facilities in the Barnett Shale in Texas, an area that spreads out over 15 counties. Originally, the emission were believed to be non-harmful, but recent testing reveals "high level of benzene, a cancer-causing toxin." WFAA also reveals a major "lack of oversight" of "drilling in the Barnett Shale."

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