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Despite the increase in production, the energy companies that drill the wells to produce the gas complain they’ve been bogged down by a thicket of political and regulatory hurdles, as well as opposition from environmentalists and some landowners.
To argue against the move, environmentalists have been appealing to unlikely allies: fiscal hawks in Congress.
Drilling advocates argue that oil and gas extraction can be done safely, while environmentalists are quick to point out that accidents are possible and have happened on more than one occasion.
Such views are driven in part by long-simmering hostility toward the federal government and environmentalists.
Limited hunting and shooting is already allowed at some monuments, but the new plan seeks to open monuments that have previously banned those activities, a step that drew criticism from environmentalists and praise from hunters.
The city will assemble a group — made up of workers, environmentalists, business people, utility representatives and others — to draw up a plan by December 2018 for reaching the benchmark.
Kara Cook-Schultz, who studies Superfund sites for the advocacy group TexPIRG, said environmentalists have warned for years about the potential for flooding to inundate Texas Superfund sites, particularly the San Jacinto Waste Pits.
But environmentalists say opening the door to metallic mining would threaten state water resources.
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