Observer Radio Episode 58: What’s to be Done About ‘Frackquakes?’


An oil field south of Odessa, TX.
An oil field south of Odessa, TX.  ddimick/Flickr

On this episode of Observer Radio, staff writer Emily DePrang, politics writer Chris Hooks and I wonder about the future of a Dewhurst campaign ad character that seems to have become self-aware.

Azle, Texas Mayor Alan Brundrett weighs in on Monday’s meeting of the House Energy Resources Subcommittee on Seismic Activity which is investigating earthquakes in North Texas that some scientists have linked to fracking

Emily DePrang sticks around to share the incredible story of a Dallas man who was shot in the face, lived, and forgave his attacker. The story is chronicled in the new book by Anand Giridharadas, The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas.

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