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Dallas Could Also Be Impacted By Joe Pool Dam Gas Drilling

After an initial report by CBS 11 Wednesday night about Grand Prairie’s concerns over drilling at Joe Pool Lake, we discovered the City of Dallas has also been notified.

09/08/2011

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GP Mayor On Joe Pool Drilling: ‘It’s Scary As Hell’

On one side of the Joe Pool Dam lies the lake. On the other lives Rosemary Reed. “You can see the line of the dam,” she says pointing over her fence in Grand Prairie’s Westchester neighborhood.

09/07/2011

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Arlington Water Used For Fracking In Grand Prairie

Texas is dealing with a drought, and while residents are asked to conserve water, Chesapeake Energy is using millions of gallons for fracking.

09/07/2011

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Trinity River Water Being Taken For Gas Wells

On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.

08/26/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipes Pulling Water From Trinity River For Fracking

While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

08/24/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie City Council Tweaks Drilling Rules

When Cheryl Rios of Grand Prairie looks out her bedroom window, it gives her fits. “It gets louder, not quieter. They do more drilling at night.”

01/18/2011

File image of a natural gas well drilling rig. (credit: Getty Images/Michael Smith)

North Texas Residents Lawsuits Claim Gas Drilling Contaminated Water

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.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

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