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.
A Dallas-based company is planning to spend $350 million on pipelines and a processing plant for natural gas pumped from the Marcellus shale in West Virginia.
Another city has put natural gas well permit drilling applications on hold amid environmental and planning concerns.
Thousands of major natural gas transmission lines laid decades ago in Texas are vulnerable and may need costly replacement, a newspaper reported Monday.
State officials say they’ll add 8 more air quality monitoring stations in the Barnett Shale of north Texas.