State regulators last year documented 276 new cases of groundwater contamination across Texas, a slight increase compared to 2014 but far fewer than in years past.
That’s according to the annual “Joint Groundwater Monitoring and Contamination Report” published last weekby the Texas Groundwater Projection Committee, a collection of nine state agencies and a groundwater district group.
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