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CBS 11 I-Team: Pipeline Problems Continue Across North Texas

The CBS 11 I-Team has uncovered hundreds of safety violations regarding the hundreds of miles of natural gas pipelines that run through North Texas. Many of those pipelines run directly underneath our homes and businesses.

02/25/2013

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CBS I-Team: Saving The Barnett Shale Economic Boom

Texas Railroad Commission reports show drilling permits in the Barnett fell in 2012 to their lowest level in nine years.

CBS 11–02/20/2013

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Questions Remain Over Gas Line Locations Before Blasts

Before there was a leak, before there was a blast, where were the gas lines?

02/18/2013

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Atmos, Gainesville Pointing Fingers Over Gas Explosion

For the first time, Jose Martinez and his family are speaking about the gas explosion that destroyed their Gainesville home at 7:00 a.m. January 24.

02/15/2013

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Lewisville Explosion Latest: Reports Show Finger Pointing

More finger-pointing tonight as CBS 11 continues to investigate a deadly gas explosion in Lewisville.

01/22/2013

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Questions Arise About State Guidelines Following Lewisville Gas Explosion

New details have been uncovered in the Lewisville gas explosion that left one man dead and sent two fire fighters to the hospital. CBS 11 took a closer look at state guidelines for energy and gas companies and uncovered some revealing information.

01/15/2013

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Lewisville Residents: We Should Have Been Evacuated

Residents who lived in the complex next to a duplex that exploded because of a gas leak are calling for a change in protocol for evacuations.

01/14/2013

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Texas Names New Railroad Commission Director

The Texas Railroad Commission has announced a member of Gov. Rick Perry’s staff will be the new executive director of the agency that oversees most permitting for oil and gas drilling in the state.

09/12/2012

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Judge Clears Way For Texas Pipeline

The developer of a disputed oil pipeline, planned to carry oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast, may condemn land across a Texas farm for the pipeline’s right of way, a judge ruled.

08/23/2012

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Smitherman Gets GOP Railroad Commission Nod

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman has defeated Gregory Parker for the Republican nomination to retain his seat on the board that has nothing to do with trains.

08/01/2012

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Plano Residents Still Nervous After Explosion

One month after a Plano man allegedly set off a bomb while tampering with a gas main, homeowners say not enough is being done to prevent it from happening again.

07/16/2012

An pollster loads paper in a primary registration machine at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on February 19, 2008. (credit: by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Runoff For Texas Railroad Commission Chairman

Texas Railroad Commission chairman Barry Smitherman is headed to a runoff for the Republican nomination to retain his seat for two more years.

05/30/2012

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