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.
Tag Archives: Fracking
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.
According to a new report based on industry data, oil and gas companies have injected thousands of gallons of diesel underground without permits.
The Denton City Council will consider a proposed ban on fracking tonight, after a group of citizens gathered enough signatures to force a vote.
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.