Opinion: Pipeline could threaten our clean drinking water

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 02, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 02, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Deborah Baker Carington
Guest Columnist

Deborah Baker Carington

Deborah Baker Carington is the Director, District 6 of the Edwards Aquifer Authority in Texas and Board member of Protect Our Aquifer here in Memphis. She has a BS in Geology from University of Southern Mississippi and MS in Geology from University of Memphis.

‘I now understand the science of groundwater aquifers and the complex of laws and regulations that keep an aquifer healthy,’ says geologist Deborah Baker Carington. ‘I also understand the very real risks an oil pipeline spill would pose to the region’s most precious resource, the Memphis aquifer.’


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