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Residents Say They Knew Azle Quakes Were Caused By Natural Gas Drilling

Tia Moen didn’t need Southern Methodist University experts to tell her what shook her two-story brick and stone home in Azle in the fall of 2013. She already knew.

CBS 11–04/21/2015

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Study Links Texas Quakes To Gas Drilling

Scientists from SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.

04/21/2015

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State House OKs Bill To Prohibit Fracking Bans

Cities and counties in Texas could no longer prohibit hydraulic fracturing under an oil and gas industry-backed measure overwhelmingly approved by the State House.

04/17/2015

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Open Carry & Fracking Bills Back After Delay

Two of the Texas Legislature’s most-watched bills are scheduled for debate and likely passage once again, three days after a technicality temporarily derailed them.

04/17/2015

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TCEQ Fines Exide Nearly $2.5 Million

The TCEQ on Wednesday fined Exide Technologies, the operators of a now closed battery recycling plant in Frisco, nearly $2.5 million for environmental violations.

04/16/2015

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Thousands Watch As Giraffe Gives Birth At Dallas Zoo

As the world watched, Katie, the giraffe, gave birth shortly after 6 pm to her second calf at the Dallas Zoo.

04/10/2015

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Drilling Debate: Should Cities Decide?

A proposed bill in the Texas legislature would limit cities’ powers to determine where or even if drilling for oil and gas should be allowed.

04/09/2015

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Dallas Zoo To Live Stream Giraffe Birth On Internet

The Dallas Zoo is getting attention from around the world for something that hasn’t even happened yet.

04/06/2015

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Three Irving Earthquakes In 24 Hours

Three earthquakes shook the Irving area Thursday, the largest was a 3.3 magnitude.

04/02/2015

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Pop-Up Park Brings Greenspace To Deep Ellum Neighborhood

The park – complete with turf, trees, music venue space and park benches – will occupy a 150 foot block of Crowdus Street between Elm and Main.

04/01/2015

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Possum Kingdom Lake Recovering From Algae

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said Wednesday that Possum Kingdom Lake has shown signs of recovery after a 2010 fish kill that was blamed on golden alga.

04/01/2015

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With Water Restrictions Easing Soon, Will Residents Return To Old Ways?

A Frisco man is determined to never water his yard again.

03/27/2015

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Arlington, Chevy, EcoMedia Partner To Beautify Park

The Chevrolet EcoAd grant paid for green improvements around Randol Mill Park. Those involved hosted a dedication ceremony on May 7, 2011.

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