Tag Archives: Eagle Ford Shale
As oil prices plummet, the petroleum industry’s benefits and drawbacks for small towns are on full display.
Sometimes Big Spring is a boomtown. Sometimes it’s a bust. And usually, the defining factor is one simple number: the price of a barrel of crude. The commun...Read More
A New Study Shows that the Oil and Gas Industry is Wasting a Shocking Quantity of Natural Gas in Texas
Frackers are burning millions of dollars worth of natural gas — releasing hazardous chemicals and greenhouse gases into the air, worsening climate change and creating health risks.
A new study by researchers at the University of Southern California and San Francisco State University found that oil and gas operators in South Texas burned al...Read More
Settle in this holiday season with a few staff-selected favorites from the last year. We'll be counting down with one story a day from now till the end of 2015....Read More
New research suggests that pollution from fracking contributes a much larger share of Dallas-Fort Worth’s smog problem than state officials have said. ...Read More
An eight-month investigation of fracking-related air pollution in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale finds that vulnerable citizens remain exposed to toxic emissions....Read More