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Catus next to the home of Hugh A. Fitzsimons III, a buffalo rancher in Carrizo Springs Texas, part of the Eagle Ford Shale. Fitzsimons land is part of a trust that has agreed to lease the mineral rights so fracking, though not happening yet on his land, will start in the near future. Fitzsimons, concerned with the amount of water the fracking industry uses ran and won a seat on the Carrizo Springs water-board so he could have a voice in protecting the areas water.