U.S. Drilling States Issue Report On Handling Human-Induced EarthquakesA group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater.
Railroad Commission Of Texas: Wastewater Disposal Well Not Causing EarthquakesA second wastewater disposal well is not “likely contributing” to hundreds of earthquakes near Azle and Reno, according to a preliminary finding presented to the Railroad Commission of Texas
University Of Texas Defends Fracking On University Owned LandThe University of Texas defends its fracking history on University land amid accusations the oil and gas companies are using sub-par practices.
Texas Regulator Clears Oil & Gas Company Of Causing EarthquakesA state inquiry has found that an oil and gas company's disposal well operations likely did not cause a series of North Texas earthquakes.
Denton May Reduce Distance Between Gas Wells & HomesThe vote by Denton City Council Tuesday night could allow gas wells to be placed closer than they already are to private homes.
Natural Gas Tops Coal As U.S. Electricity SourceNatural gas overtook coal as the top source of U.S. electric power generation for the first time ever earlier this year, a milestone that has been in the making for years.
Study: Mega Injections Of Wastewater Triggers More QuakesThe more oil and gas companies pump their saltwater waste into the ground, and the faster they do it, the more they have triggered earthquakes in the central United States, a massive new study found.
Report: Fracking Linked To Low Birth Weight BabiesA new report suggests that living near multiple hydraulic fracturing sites may effect the birth weight of newborns.
EPA: No Widespread Harm To Drinking Water From FrackingHydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a report.
Fate Of Denton's Fracking Ban Still UndecidedCity leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton's fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.
Denton Considers Repealing Unenforceable Fracking BanThe Denton city council will consider repealing its fracking ban Tuesday evening now that a new Texas law makes the ban unenforceable.
Denton Rallies Against Overturn Of Anti-Fracking BillDenton residents rallied amid the passage of a bill that overturned a vote to ban fracking. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the law that would prevent cities from banning the drilling practice.