The Texas Railroad Commission’s about-face on natural gas flaring can be partially linked to pressure from European companies concerned about Texas’ dirty gas.
Texas Railroad Commission
Lowlights include failing to track chemical spills during floods and rejecting the link between earthquakes and fracking.
With little more than a promise, the Texas Railroad Commission is trusting a struggling coal industry to pay for the cost of cleaning up old mines.
Against the odds, indigenous activists take on an international coal mining firm.
Tribal leaders say binational coal companies are mining on sacred ancestral lands.
The former Fort Worth Democrat had major newspaper endorsements, environmental groups’ support and outspent his opponents, only to lose by double-digits.