Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Winter Garden Area unrecognizable amid oil extraction degradation

This is one of Chesapeake Energy's hydraulic fracturing operations over the Eagle Ford shale formation near Carrizo Springs. Photo: SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, JOHN DAVENPORT / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS (Photo can be sold to the public)
Believe it or not, this is just outside Carrizo Springs, a formerly ruggedly beautiful area of our state.

1 comment:

  1. Hey, what's a little environmental degradation when we get so much in return: Employment, job security, tax abatements, lessened dependence on foreign oil, less reliance on coal, profits, renewed communities, better quality of life, etc....