Fracking industry fears local lizard could disrupt sand supply
Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Fresh calls for the dune sagebrush lizard to be listed as an endangered species threaten the boom in Permian Basin frac sand extraction.
The fracking industry in the US state of Texas has condemned
renewed attempts to list the dune sagebrush lizard as an
endangered species because such a move could choke off frac
sand supply from the region.
A letter from the United States’ Center for
Biological Diversity, delivered on May 8,...