The Fort Worth League of Neighborhoods presented scientific evidence to a group of about 25 parents Thursday that showed high levels of carbon disulfide found near three FWISD schools.
Early tests of the ambient air outside the sites show no traces of pollution exceeding state or federal safety levels, but some chemicals were detected.
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.”
Near the intersection of Lamar Blvd. and Cooper St., a large steel drilling rig looms over an apartment complex and a golf course. These types of scenes, which are scattered throughout the city, are prompting officials to reconsider Arlington’s drilling policies.
Another city has put natural gas well permit drilling applications on hold amid environmental and planning concerns.
The moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has been lifted because new safety standards will make a disastrous oil spill much less likely, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced today.
Gas wells on the UT Arlington campus may be in violation of air quality standards.
Arlington City Council chambers were packed last night as residents on both sides of the natural gas drilling controversy hoping their voices would be heard.
The Texas Attorney General’s office argues the ban infringes on state’s rights
Senator John Cornyn wants to end the off-shore drilling moratorium and is filing legislation to do it.
Gov. Rick Perry says a new group will work to come up with better and safer ways of drilling and producing oil and natural gas
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