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.
Across North Texas there are now school districts designing campuses that focus specifically on getting students on a career path.
The Fort Worth Independent School District is sending students to an unlikely place for job training – a wastewater treatment plant. And the results are helping the city fill vacant job positions too.