Environmental Group Warns Of Arsenic-Laced Water In TexasThe Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Integrity Project analyzed more than a decade of Texas data that showed about 51,000 people in 34 of those communities have been exposed to contaminated drinking water for at least a decade, many at levels several times higher than the arsenic limit.
9 Deaths Lead To Warning About Inhaling Chemicals At Oil Well SitesAll of the deaths involved workers at crude production tanks. Colorado and North Dakota each had three deaths and Texas, Oklahoma and Montana each had one death.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern.
Houston Drilling Company Baker Hughes To Disclose Fracking ChemicalsEnvironmental 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.
Texas Man Gets 20 Years In Synthetic Drug Deaths A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two North Dakota teens was sentenced to more than 20 years.
Abbott Says Chemical Data "Challenging To Get"Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas is more challenging than he had previously suggested.
Abbott: Texans Can Ask 'Any Plant' About ChemicalsAnyone can ask companies what they're storing and get answers within 10 days.
Data Shows High Chemical Levels In Denton AirAir samples taken near a gas well in Denton showed increased levels of benzene and other chemicals, according to data released by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.
Subway: 'Yoga Mat' Chemical Almost Out Of BreadSubway says an ingredient that has been dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
Homeowners: Fracking Happening 75 Yards From Front DoorsSome 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 Injured In Explosion At High School In FriscoSix people were injured on Monday morning at Lone Star High School in Frisco after an oxygen pack exploded in the school fieldhouse.
City Cracks Down On Truckers Hauling Hazardous CargoOn restricted stretches of Dallas county highway, Sheriff's deputies play a cat and mouse game with truckers hauling hazardous cargo.