During a Friday visit to Denton, Governor Rick Perry signed into law a bill that requires natural gas drillers to disclose what chemicals they pump into the ground to fracture the rock where gas deposits are.
The City of Fort Worth has released its long-awaited air quality report on Barnett Shale natural gas drilling operations.
A gas drilling site has been approved for the parking lot right in front of a dialysis center in Granbury, and the patients inside are concerned.
On Monday, 15 Dish residents watched their tiny city become the first to ask the state to force gas producers to cut air emissions.
The Dallas City Council doesn’t have a formal policy on natural gas drilling, but it is turning to a former council member to lead the city on the issue: eight-year council veteran and Park Board President Lois Finkelman.
Residents across the U.S. are living with the nastiness and rancor erupting in communities over the issue of fracking.
Gas well drilling once seemed a lush windfall for tiny but rapidly growing rural communities in parts of North Texas.
With proposed budget cuts, some Texas lawmakers are now searching to find new sources of money. One thing that could generate billions would be the elimination of tax breaks on natural gas wells in the Barnett Shale.
A Wise County family claims natural gas drilling has ruined their home, health, and their lives… and now they’re suing.
Early tests of the ambient air outside the sites show no traces of pollution exceeding state or federal safety levels, but some chemicals were detected.
The rules, meant to limit toxic chemicals released into the air, will take effect April 1 in the Barnett Shale region of North Texas.
Five Residents who live near natural gas drilling sites have filed two lawsuits against three energy companies, accusing them of contaminating their drinking water with chemicals.