“It’s my job to give permits, not Denton’s,” said Texas Railroad Commission chairwoman Christi Craddick, in response to the city’s fracking ban approved by voters this week.
Texas officials have approved final rules for implementing the state’s $2 billion plan for water projects.
The Texas Oil & Gas Association filed a lawsuit in district court on Wednesday morning asking the a judge to stop the state’s first ban on fracking, passed by voters in Denton.
Voters in Denton have approved a proposal to ban fracking for oil and gas, making it the first city in Texas to do so.
Tensions are mounting as big oil and gas companies and anti-fracking activists try to sway voters ahead of a Tuesday referendum that would make Denton the first Texas city to ban the drilling practice.
Bobby Jones and his family have owned 82 acres in Denton for decades. Now, he worries if voters approve a ban on fracking in the city, the mineral rights they lease will dry up.
A storm that roared through Arlington earlier this month had winds high enough to turn over vehicles, rip off roofs, and tear trees out of the ground. Now one of those trees is at the center of a research project.
Environmental groups and local communities have for years been pushing for full disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, a drilling technique also known as fracking.
An elderly North Texas couple continues to recover after being attacked by a swarm of aggressive bees. Stanley and Nancy Whitehead were attacked after working to help the Possum Kingdom Chamber prepare for an annual barbeque.
An internal audit by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reveals the agency mismanaged an experiment using new ways to demolish asbestos-ridden buildings.
El Nino will raise chances for abundant rain through February, raising lake levels statewide and improving soil moisture.
The sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we’ve seen in the DFW area.
The Chevrolet EcoAd grant paid for green improvements around Randol Mill Park. Those involved hosted a dedication ceremony on May 7, 2011.