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A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Mansfield Moves Toward Gas Drilling Limits

Mansfield city leaders have moved one step closer to passing new gas drilling restrictions.

CBS 11–02/25/2014

Workers lay the pipes of a gas pipeline. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

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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Earthquakes Lead Texas Agency To Hire Seismologist

A key Texas agency announced Tuesday it is hiring a seismologist, part of an effort to tackle a sudden increase in earthquakes in areas with significant oil and gas drilling activities.

01/07/2014

Wastewater creates white foam as it is discharged into a river. (credit: Getty Images/China Photos)

EPA Probe Demands More Texas Water Testing

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.

12/24/2013

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Dallas Council Passes Gas Drilling Ordinance With Restrictions

The long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.

CBS 11–12/11/2013

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North Texans Wondering About Cause Of Recent Quakes

Around the small town of Azle all the talk on Wednesday centered around the recent earthquakes. Eleven earthquakes have now rattled Parker County — and that’s just in the last 15 days.

CBS 11–11/20/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

Workers lay the pipes of a gas pipeline. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas City Council Nixes Gas Drilling On Parkland

After years of back-and-forth negotiations, the issues of erecting natural gas wells and compressors in the city of Dallas failed late Wednesday afternoon at Dallas City Hall.

CBS 11–08/28/2013

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dallas City Council To Vote On Gas Drilling Site

The debate over natural gas drilling is heating up again on Wednesday. The Dallas City Council is expected to vote on whether or not to give one company the green light to start drilling.

08/28/2013

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

City Of Dallas Debates Gas Drilling Site Distance

The city of Dallas is now debating just how close gas drilling sites should be allowed to homes, schools, and businesses.

CBS 11–08/07/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Dallas Proposes Tighter Gas Drilling Restrictions

The Dallas Plan Commission came to a surprise conclusion to possibly tighten regulations.

06/20/2013

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dallas Debates Drilling, As Drilling Takes Place

Dallas gas reserves are being produced while the Dallas City Council debates gas drilling on its land. This situation highlights the complexities of horizontal drilling.

03/04/2013

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