An aerial shot in 1999 shows one of the concrete pads that holds a drill and tanks at Raccoon Point in the Big Cypress National Preserve. A Texas oil company now wants to survey for oil on 110-square miles in the wilderness refuge.
An aerial shot in 1999 shows one of the concrete pads that holds a drill and tanks at Raccoon Point in the Big Cypress National Preserve. A Texas oil company now wants to survey for oil on 110-square miles in the wilderness refuge. Tim Chapman Miami Herald Staff
An aerial shot in 1999 shows one of the concrete pads that holds a drill and tanks at Raccoon Point in the Big Cypress National Preserve. A Texas oil company now wants to survey for oil on 110-square miles in the wilderness refuge. Tim Chapman Miami Herald Staff

Hunt for oil in Big Cypress back in play

June 17, 2015 07:52 PM

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