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Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Tillman’
An injection well spills over wetlands in Vienna, Ohio. Courtesy of Protect Mahoning Valley.

Shalefield Stories

Not everything is greener on the other side of the gas patch.
Fort Worth Weekly
When the land men came bearing gas-well leases, nearly all of Fort Worth fell under their spell. The drilling would be a boon to the city, the county, the state. Rigs would be set up and then disappear in no time. Heck, we’d ...


Calvin Tillman, former DISH mayor, knows from experience that wells dry up rather quickly. Photo by Lee Chastain.

Gas Money Gone

The mailbox money that was supposed to arrive monthly for 30 years has dried up in the Barnett Shale.
Peter Gorman
When the landmen arrived in Fort Worth in 2007, they didn’t promise that every home owner would make a killing from leasing his or her land for natural gas exploration. But they did promise that every house would be getting f...



Gasland

Special Screening Of Gasland 2 At Ridglea Theater On Saturday

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth was a pioneer in urban gas drilling, much to the dismay of residents who feared (and soon experienced) environmental and quality of life problems. And now the movie director who introduced the scary side of fracking ...


Calvin Tillman After The Storm

Jeff Prince
Remember the former mayor of DISH who fled the city after gas drillers turned it into an industrial site? Tillman and some of his townsfolk fought a long time against state laws and regulatory agencies that are geared toward pr...



Gasland, Josh Fox In Town Tonight

Jeff Prince
Anyone interested in the gas drilling phenomenon can get an eye-opener tonight at the Gasland screening. Gasland, on HBO’s extended playlist through 2012, nabbed a special jury prize at this year’s Sundance Film Fes...