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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

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

Gas Drilling Royalties Transform Lives

Private landowners are reaping billions of dollars in royalties each year from the boom in natural gas drilling, transforming lives and livelihoods even as the windfall provides only a modest boost to the broader economy.

01/28/2013

Earth moving equipment and natural gas containers are viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

EPA Changed Course On Texas Fracking Danger After Oil Company Protest

When a North Texas man reported that his family’s drinking water had begun “bubbling” like champagne, the federal government sounded an alarm: An oil company may have tainted their wells while drilling for natural gas.

01/16/2013

A caution sign identifying a natural gas underground pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

Natural Gas Abundance No Longer A Positive

We may have too much of a good thing when it comes to natural gas. Texas produced $1.5 billion worth of natural gas in September. That’s down 40 percent from last year.

11/05/2012

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

Texas Names New Railroad Commission Director

The Texas Railroad Commission has announced a member of Gov. Rick Perry’s staff will be the new executive director of the agency that oversees most permitting for oil and gas drilling in the state.

09/12/2012

Earth moving equipment and natural gas containers are viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Credibility Of UT Fracking Study & Review Panel Questioned

First, the scientific credibility of a recent University of Texas study on fracking was questioned. Now, there are concerns centered on the special panel convened to review the study’s findings.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2012

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

Insurer Won’t Cover Gas Drill Fracking Exposure

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.

07/13/2012

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Gas Under Cemeteries Raises Money, Moral Questions

Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas. Whether to drill for that gas is causing soul-searching at cemeteries, parks, playgrounds, churches and residential backyards.

07/02/2012

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

2 Oil & Gas Groups Sue Over New Arlington Fee

In a story first heard on KRLD NewsRadio 1080, the City of Arlington is named in a lawsuit filed by two oil and natural gas industry groups. The suit centers a change in city fire code that imposes a $2,400 fee on every oil and gas well.

05/07/2012

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