January 2018 NEWS

Bigger wells, but more water

Shale wells are swallowing twice as much water as they did a few years ago — around 10 million gallons each, or about 15 Olympic-sized swimming pools.The process of making a Texas oil well has grown increasingly intense since the start of the shale boom, with more water, more sand, and more... Read More >


CGMF Backs Ducks Unlimited's Playa Lakes Conservation

A $100,000 donation to DU’s Southern Prairies and Playas Initiative from the Austin, Texas-based Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation will conserve land in the Texas playa lakes region. The foundation’s contribution will also be used to leverage other funds in support of playa lakes... Read More >

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