Justices Won't Touch $236M Verdict In Exxon Mobil Pollution CaseThe Supreme Court will not hear North Texas-based Exxon Mobil's appeal of a $236 million judgment for its use of a gasoline additive that contaminated groundwater.
Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint WaterThe drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.
Credibility Of UT Fracking Study & Review Panel QuestionedFirst, the scientific credibility of a recent University of Texas study on fracking was questioned. Now, there are concerns centered on the special panel convened to review the study's findings.
Grapevine Development Hinges On Groundwater UsageA proposed restaurant and retail development in Grapevine is set to get a moment of truth Tuesday night to see if some contaminated groundwater will keep it from further developing the property.
Texas Court Says Landowners Also Own GroundwaterIn a landmark ruling, the Texas Supreme Court said that landowners have an ownership interest in the water underneath their land.
Study: No Link Between Fracking & ContaminationA University of Texas study says there's no direct link between groundwater contamination and a controversial process to extract oil and gas known as fracking.
The Best-Kept Secret In Texas... The Great Trinity ForestDid you know the Great Trinity Forest, in southern Dallas, is the largest, urban, Hardwood Bottomland Forest in North America? Most people don’t. Spring flooding from the nearby Trinity River created the forest decades ago.
State House Passes Bill Giving Landowners GroundwaterThe Texas House formalized a landowner's full ownership of any groundwater below their land.