Some residents in Denton think 200 feet is too close for natural gas hydraulic fracturing, now they’re taking their protests to city leaders. To back up their objections residents point to an ordinance banning drilling within 1,200 feet of homes.
Six people were injured on Monday morning at Lone Star High School in Frisco after an oxygen pack exploded in the school fieldhouse.
On restricted stretches of Dallas county highway, Sheriff’s deputies play a cat and mouse game with truckers hauling hazardous cargo.
High levels of contaminants, including arsenic are present, according to a University of Texas at Arlington study, in private water wells near gas operations.
A federal agency investigating the deadly April explosion at the fertilizer plant in West told a Senate committee Thursday that regulation of the dangerous chemicals used in the industry fall under a “patchwork” of standards.
A DPS report says two ferrets and alcohol contributed to a wreck that spilled toxic chemicals on a county road in Ellis county last month.
Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for citizens to find out what dangerous chemicals lurk in their backyards. Secrecy and shoddy record-keeping have kept the public and emergency workers in the dark about stockpiles of explosive material.
Three times in the last two months, chemical trucks operated by Waxahachie-based Magnablend have been involved in hazardous material spills that have required state intervention.
Police evacuated residents in the immediate area of Garland Road and I-635 shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.
A new study from researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health has revealed that flame retardant chemicals were found in many samples taken from popular North Texas food items.
Police in Corsicana are investigating claims of child abuse at a charter school. Last week a grand jury indicted a 51-year-old man on charges of child endangerment, injury to a child and unlawful restraint.
Swimming may be great exercise, but the chemicals used to disinfect indoor pools may be putting swimmers at risk.