The United States’ oil and gas export boom has been a decade in the making. All along the Texas coast, communities are fighting back against the industry’s expansion.
Amal Ahmed is a freelance environmental reporter. Originally from Dallas, she has a journalism degree from Northwestern University and previously worked at The Atlantic and was a fact checker at Texas Monthly. Recently, she served as a staff reporter for the Texas Observer.
Articles by Amal Ahmed
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