Tag Archives: Fracking

chris-faulkner-frackmaster-cnnby Steven Bodzin

The Lite Guv and the Frack Master

Chris Faulkner brings his brand of bravado and lots of cash to the Texas Capitol. So, what's he really after?

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 h...Read More

Amber and Fred Lyssyby Priscila Mosqueda

The Holdouts

Three families who took a pass on the fracking boom — and what it cost them

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 gover...Read More

Hohn Road, near the proposed site for the controversial fracking waste pits.by Alex Hannaford

Pit Stop

Nordheim inherits the waste, and few of the profits, from the South Texas oil boom.

Tiny Nordheim, Texas, is reaping the costs of of the South Texas oil boom but little of its profits. ...Read More

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