While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.
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.
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.
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.
XTO Energy has dropped plans to drill in Southlake, where critics raised environmental concerns about the fracking process.
A scathing new report accuses Texas of not protecting its residents from possible dangers of gas drilling.
Residents across the U.S. are living with the nastiness and rancor erupting in communities over the issue of fracking.
Fracking is a process that blasts water deep into the earth to fracture dense shale and allow natural gas to escape.
Gas well drilling once seemed a lush windfall for tiny but rapidly growing rural communities in parts of North Texas.
Leaders in Southlake have refused to grant a natural gas drilling permit for a site near Texas Highway 26.
The rules, meant to limit toxic chemicals released into the air, will take effect April 1 in the Barnett Shale region of North Texas.
The gas well drilling debate has pitted parents against the Fort Worth ISD.