“Texas state government has been a wholly owned subsidiary of national oil and gas interests for a century,” he says. “Do not look at it for guidance on anything related to protecting public health and safety.”
Strong words — and a recipe for neoliberalism — from a member of the Texas state government. Fracking is about more than environmentalism. It’s a case study in neoliberalism. We here at UNT just happen to be situated right smack in the middle of it.
CSID Faculty Fellow Adam Briggle also quoted in this piece.