No one knows when a Devon Energy pipeline near the Odessa neighborhood of South Fork started leaking the estimated 13,000 barrels of produced water according to a report by CBS 7.
The neighbors are concerned for their children and damage to their property and rightly so. UT has been trying to remediate massive saltwater spills in West Texas for fifty years.
Legacy of UT’s oil wealth: a denuded landscape
Decades after production began, saltwater contamination continues to poison West Texas land.
By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz
Monday, July 07, 2008