Tag Archives: Fracking
This week on Observer Radio, we consider the political benefit (and detriment) to Republicans palling around with Ted “Motor City Madman” Nugent.
An eight-month investigation of fracking-related air pollution in Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale finds that vulnerable citizens remain exposed to toxic emissions.
If the Denton Drilling Awareness Group succeeds in getting voters behind its ordinance, Denton will become the first city in Texas to make fracking illegal.
Mexico is opening its oil industry to foreign investment. But energy reform is unpopular with Mexicans, who fear that oil companies will benefit while corruption will remain.
A new study finds that the oil and gas industry has made very little progress on recycling water from fracking in North Texas’ Barnett Shale.
Citizens from the Azle area asked the Texas Railroad Commission to halt wastewater injection wells linked to ‘frackquakes’ in North Texas.
The amount of water used by frackers in South Texas is increasingly coming into focus—and it’s considerably more than official estimates.
The Dallas City Council capped off years of debate by passing one of the most restrictive natural gas drilling ordinances in North Texas.
Greg Harman stops by to talk about his recent story “Waste Land” in which Frio County deals with the constant stream of wastewater created by hydraulic fracturing in the Eagle Ford Shale.
On a gravel road in rural Frio County, sheriff’s deputies are doing something they never thought they would—enforcing state environmental laws in the oilpatch.