When our investigation showed clearly that unreported oil development was happening in a protected lizard’s habitat, Texas officials said we must be mistaken. Now, they’re switching course – but will it be enough?
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This imperiled lizard lives in Texas oil country – and its only protection is a conservation plan between Texas and USFWS that doesn’t describe how they’d be keeping the lizard safe. We took a closer look at what’s happening in the dunes sagebrush lizard’s habitat, and you won’t believe what we found.
It all comes down to one question: how can you say a creature will be protected if you don’t know what measures will be taken to protect it?