The Denton City Council will consider a proposed ban on fracking tonight, after a group of citizens gathered enough signatures to force a vote.
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The stars are still big and bright in Dripping Springs thanks to an aggressive effort to combat light pollution. Will the rest of Texas follows this Hill Country town’s lead?
Azle, Texas Mayor Alan Brundrett weighs in on Monday’s meeting of a House subcommittee investigating earthquakes in North Texas some scientists have linked to fracking.
If the first meeting of a House subcommittee on frackquakes is any indication, the Lege plans to ask nicely that the oil and gas industries do better.
For helping to pass an anti-fracking ordinance in Dallas, Raymond Crawford is a tyrant’s foe.
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.