High levels of contaminants, including arsenic are present, according to a University of Texas at Arlington study, in private water wells near gas operations.
As work continues on the LBJ Express Project – so does the noise. Now a number of homeowners are complaining that they can’t sleep, because loud jackhammers are being used at all hours of the night.
Members of the Dallas Plan Commission boarded a convoy of tour vans, and headed to the L.B. Houston Golf and Sports Complex, to see for themselves proposed sites for natural gas drilling on city-owned land.
Angry shouts disrupted a Dallas City Plan Commission meeting today when a controversial natural gas fracking project killed weeks ago was reintroduced.
Critics of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, believe it harms the environment. Industry leaders insist it is safe.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won’t cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
Just three days after Fort Worth extended its on five-year ban on burying gas drilling waste in the city, CBS11 has discovered the city could lift the ban by December.
The City Council voted down an effort Tuesday to tighten laws on natural gas operations in Fort Worth.
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.
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.
Fort Worth is enforcing new rules for operators hunting down natural gas deposits in the city.
A North Texas town is looking at a 90-day moratorium on future gas drilling permits. The push comes after some residents started making ‘noise’ in the Denton County town of Ponder.