Oil Industry Gets An Earful As It Eyes Florida’s Everglades : NPR

Posted by Trish Riley, April 4, 2014

everglades  As oil production goes, Florida isn’t much of a player. The state     produced less than 2 million barrels last year, which is how much oil   Texas pumps from its wells each day.

That’s about to change as the revolution in oil drilling technology comes to Florida.

A Texas company has already received permission from the state to drill an exploratory well on the land. The Dan A. Hughes Co. is now seeking permission for an injection well that would accommodate the millions of gallons of toxic brine produced in the drilling process.

via Oil Industry Gets An Earful As It Eyes Florida’s Everglades : NPR.

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