Fracking

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Data Shows High Chemical Levels In Denton Air

Air samples taken near a gas well in Denton showed increased levels of benzene and other chemicals, according to data released by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.

05/01/2014

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Major Oil & Gas Firm To List Drilling Chemicals

A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets.

04/24/2014

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$3-M Fracking Verdict May Open Door For More Lawsuits

A fracking related lawsuit has led to a multi-million dollar award for a Wise County family.

04/24/2014

Earthquakes

State Takes Fracking Action After Swarm Of Earthquakes

The ground is still shaking in northern Parker and Tarrant County. A system of seismic monitors is still picking up small movements.

03/18/2014

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Natural Gas Industry Struggles To Keep Promises

America’s plan to use more natural gas may not go as smoothly as expected. There’s plenty of natural gas in the ground, everyone seems to agree. But the harsh weather this winter shows there are obstacles to producing it, and more pipelines have to be built.

03/10/2014

Denton-Fracking

Plan Could Ban Fracking In One North Texas City

A citizens group in Denton announced plans Tuesday to try to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

02/18/2014

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Denton Fracking Fight; City Extends Drilling Company Agreement

Many Denton residents are fighting back against gas wells, which they say have crept closer than anyone ever expected to their homes.

02/04/2014

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Homeowners: Fracking Happening 75 Yards From Front Doors

Some residents in Denton think 200 feet is too close for natural gas hydraulic fracturing, now they’re taking their protests to city leaders. To back up their objections residents point to an ordinance banning drilling within 1,200 feet of homes.

CBSDFW.COM–02/04/2014

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Commission Can’t Shake Azle Residents’ Resolve

As the sun set Wednesday, a tank truck dumped a load at a disposal well for gas drilling waste in far north Parker County. It’s the one thing dozens of residents in the area didn’t want to see.

01/22/2014

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North Texans Protest Fracking, Earthquakes At Railroad Commission Meeting

Dozens of North Texas residents were in Austin Tuesday, urging the Texas Railroad Commission to take action after a swarm of earthquakes.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Azle Residents Take Their Earthquake Concerns To Austin

Dozens of Azle residents are planning a trip to the state capitol to send a message to the Texas Railroad Commission.

01/20/2014

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New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas Water

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.

01/17/2014

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