A new study suggests hydraulic fracturing, or fracking may not directly cause groundwater contamination at some oil and gas well sites.
The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.
The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood’s water supply has increased in recent years, but the state’s oil and gas regulator says it can’t link the methane to drilling activity nearby,
The FDA announced that nearly seven tons of hummus and dips have been recalled nationwide due to possible bacterial contamination.
The Texas agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry says it’s opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.
An investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt North Texas residents from using water contaminated by explosive methane.
A food-borne illness is making its way across the state and health workers aren’t sure exactly where the contamination is originating.
Battery-maker Exide Technologies, who has pledged to clean up a former battery recycling plant in Frisco, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
A big government study has fingered leafy greens like lettuce and spinach as the leading source of food poisoning. Experts repeated often-heard advice: Be sure to wash those foods or cook them thoroughly.
At least three Texans have fallen ill in a multi-state outbreak of salmonella poisoning. More than 90 people so far, in 19 states, have gotten sick, including ten that had to be hospitalized.
A University of Texas study says there’s no direct link between groundwater contamination and a controversial process to extract oil and gas known as fracking.
Raw sprouts from the sandwich chain Jimmy John’s have been linked to an outbreak of foodborne illness — again.