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A new law in Texas would allow hunters to shoot feral hogs and coyotes from hot air balloons. But now, balloonists in the Lone Star State are refusing to offer the opportunity to participate in the activity, citing logistical problems.

The Texas Tribune recently spoke with many balloonists and insurers across the state, and they all said they hadn’t heard of anyone planning to hunt hogs from hot air balloons.

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The Phillips 66 and WRB Refining in Borger, Texas has agreed to a penalty and compliance plan related to a migratory bird kill in August of 2012 reported KFYO.