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An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipes Pulling Water From Trinity River For Fracking

While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

08/24/2011

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

Texas May Soon Make Fracking Chemicals Public

Texas could soon become the first state to require drilling companies to disclose the chemicals used to crack rock in the search for natural gas.

05/30/2011

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

Neighbors Not Welcoming Granbury Road Drilling Rig

A gas drilling site has been approved for the parking lot right in front of a dialysis center in Granbury, and the patients inside are concerned.

05/16/2011

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

Report Concludes No Cancer Clusters In Flower Mound

In the fall of 2009, residents asked the state to investigate whether there was a cancer cluster in Flower Mound. The final report has been released.

04/28/2011

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

XTO Energy Drops Southlake Drilling Plans

XTO Energy has dropped plans to drill in Southlake, where critics raised environmental concerns about the fracking process.

04/27/2011

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

Report: Texas Not Protecting Residents From Gas Drilling Dangers

A scathing new report accuses Texas of not protecting its residents from possible dangers of gas drilling.

04/14/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents Riled By The Promises & Perils Of Gas Drilling

Residents across the U.S. are living with the nastiness and rancor erupting in communities over the issue of fracking.

04/12/2011

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

Fracking Shale For Gas Brings Both Wealth & Concern

Fracking is a process that blasts water deep into the earth to fracture dense shale and allow natural gas to escape.

04/12/2011

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

Gas Field Spurs Ire In Some North Texas Communities

Gas well drilling once seemed a lush windfall for tiny but rapidly growing rural communities in parts of North Texas.

03/30/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Southlake Denies Permit For Gas Drilling Site

Leaders in Southlake have refused to grant a natural gas drilling permit for a site near Texas Highway 26.

03/30/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Barnett Shale Being Used To Test Drilling Rules

The rules, meant to limit toxic chemicals released into the air, will take effect April 1 in the Barnett Shale region of North Texas.

01/28/2011

A drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010 near Ray, North Dakota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Gas Well Leases Pit Parents Against Fort Worth ISD

The gas well drilling debate has pitted parents against the Fort Worth ISD.

12/14/2010

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