Tag Archives: oil and gas
A report showing the proximity of schools and daycare centers to fracking wells should serve as a wakeup call to Texas lawmakers, environmental groups say....Read More
At an Austin press conference, Rhode Island Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and enviro activists accused Lamar Smith of putting big oil before his constituents....Read More
Texans tempted by solar power leases may have to give up more than they realize.
The dust has largely settled when it comes to oil and gas rights, but landowners tempted by solar power leases may have to give up more than they realize....Read More
Following an Observer investigation into loose coal regulations that could put taxpayers on the hook for mine cleanup, green groups are demanding change....Read More
'Trespassing Across America' grapples with the damage inflicted on the planet by tar sands oil.
In 'Trespassing Across America,' Ken Ilgunas sets out to discover what Keystone XL backers really believe. He walks a long way, but never quite gets there....Read More
Republican attorneys general stood up for Big Tobacco and lead paint manufacturers; now, Ken Paxton's sticking up for an oil and gas giant.
Republican attorneys general stood up for Big Tobacco and lead paint manufacturers; now, Ken Paxton's sticking up for an oil and gas giant....Read More
In a letter sent to three state agencies on Wednesday, El Paso State Senator José Rodríguez demanded an explanation for the “apparent lack of response” to...Read More
Searchable tool places 2.3 million Texans within a half mile of potentially hazardous oil and gas operations.
A new searchable app lets Texans find out how close their homes, schools and hospitals are to some of the state's worst polluters: the oil and gas industry....Read More