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.
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.
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.
The Obama administration said Friday it will require companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Natural gas prices have fallen below $2 per 1,000 cubic feet for the first time since 2002, remarkable for a commodity once believed to be in short supply.
Republican U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas is trying to block the proposed listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species.
Government auditors say federal officials know nothing about the miles of pipelines that carry natural gas released through fracking.
Community and environmental groups in Dallas are banding together to oppose the recommendations of the city’s natural gas drilling task force.
Gas companies that drill in Arlington will now have to pay the city a $2,500 fee, per well, every year. The money will go toward properly preparing and training firefighters.
Turmoil in Greece could mean a spike in U.S. stock prices. Financial expert Jim Lacamp explained that and more on Monday morning.
The word “fracking” — hydraulic fracturing — is a technique long used by the oil and gas industry. But it’s not in the dictionary and the industry hates it.
Carolyn Allen sits down for a little bit of afternoon TV. She says it’s her escape from what’s going on right outside the window. “They are across the street and there they are,” says Allen,76, “I’ve lived here 30 years. We are all family.”