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

Dallas Groups Question Drilling Task Force Recommendations

Community and environmental groups in Dallas are banding together to oppose the recommendations of the city’s natural gas drilling task force.

03/22/2012

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

Arlington Imposing $2,500 Fee On Gas Drilling Companies

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.

03/07/2012

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.

11/14/2011

File image of a natural gas well drilling rig. (credit: Getty Images/Michael Smith)

Eliminating Gas Well Tax Breaks Could Pump Billions Into The State

With proposed budget cuts, some Texas lawmakers are now searching to find new sources of money. One thing that could generate billions would be the elimination of tax breaks on natural gas wells in the Barnett Shale.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2011

File image of a natural gas well drilling rig. (credit: Getty Images/Michael Smith)

No Injuries In Fort Worth Gas Well Vapor Leak

A vapor cloud linked to a natural gas well forced some traffic to be rerouted in Fort Worth, as a precaution.

CBSDFW.COM–12/13/2010