The House moved to limit local control over oil and gas activities Friday, raising the ire of environmentalists and cities across the state. House […]
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Despite vociferous opposition from local elected officials, environmentalists and citizens, many Democrats in the Texas Legislature are supporting controversial legislation that would strip […]
The man who calls himself the Frack Master has become the media’s go-to Texas voice in favor of fracking, but it wasn’t until he got involved in politics that his profile really started to rise.
On Monday, more than four months after Denton voted to ban fracking, a House committee discussed two bills that would derail local efforts to curb oil and gas drilling.
These are the stories of three Texas families who were willing to walk away from thousands of dollars—and battle loved ones, their communities and their government—to make a stand, even when facing insurmountable odds.
Observer Radio discusses what’s next for Denton activists now that the city has banned fracking. Also, repurposing Dallas’ abandoned jails.
Some Denton residents are ready to see the Texas Railroad Commission abolished since its leaders have sought to undermine the city’s ban on fracking.
Tiny Nordheim, Texas, is reaping the costs of of the South Texas oil boom but little of its profits.
On Nov. 4, Denton will decide whether to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking.
When the Keystone XL pipeline came through Lori Collins’ farm, she welcomed it—until her house flooded with sewage.