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: Texas Railroad Commission
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.
According to a new report based on industry data, oil and gas companies have injected thousands of gallons of diesel underground without permits.
An eight-month investigation of fracking-related air pollution in Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale finds that vulnerable citizens remain exposed to toxic emissions.
Texas has more miles of pipelines than any other state.
Is Texas headed for more pipeline accidents? The state agency charged with overseeing pipeline safety says it needs twice as many inspectors to do its job
In early October, I met a group of environmental activists who were camping in trees 80 feet above the ground near Winnsboro, hoping to prevent the Keystone XL pipeline’s construction in East Texas. Two months later, the battle over Keystone XL rages on.