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The Source: Living In Oil & Gas Development Area Has Costs

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"Is Eagle Ford boom making people sick?" is a San Antonio Express-News headline from this Sunday. The question mark persists in this oft repeated inquiry because the data is inconclusive. Several families living adjacent to oil and gas developments have reported all kinds of health issues, this story details the litany of maladies suffered by the Lara family of Kenedy, Texas.

The Laras live near an oil processing plant and they believe the air pollution is at the heart of their mysterious illnesses. 


  • Jennifer Hiller, staff writer for the San Antonio Express-News
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive