Gas Well Permits

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

Lewisville ISD Considering Preemptive Gas Drilling Move

While the Lewisville School Board doesn’t want gas wells near schools in the district, the board will vote on a backup plan Monday night.


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

Ponder Pondering 90-Day Drilling Moratorium

A North Texas town is looking at a 90-day moratorium on future gas drilling permits. The push comes after some residents started making ‘noise’ in the Denton County town of Ponder.