Posts Tagged ‘gas drilling’
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Rachel Maddow Refers To FW Weekly In Earthquake Report

Jeff Prince
MSNBC news anchor Rachel Maddow is about as subtle as an anvil, and she’s in true form in this recent report about the growing number of earthquakes in Texas and their link to natural gas drilling disposal wells. To help ...


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Fracktivism on the Hill

STATIC
Talk about being green. The Hulk, or at least the actor who portrays the heroic beast in The Avengers, is heading to Washington, D.C., to battle the natural gas drilling industry — specifically, the practice of hydraulic frac...



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Don Young Is Bad, He’s Nationwide

Jeff Prince
You’ve seen Don Young’s name in Blotch and the pages of Fort Worth Weekly many times in the past eight years, ever since gas drilling became prevalent near parks, schools, homes, rivers, and lakes. Prior to that, Yo...


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No Dialogue?

So No Sign-Throwing
DIANE WOOD
It’s been a few years since I became aware of the problems with gas drilling in Fort Worth. Impressed with the knowledge put forth by Don and Debora Young, Gary Hogan, and others, I began to research and familiarize myself wi...



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Don’t Frack With Me

The drilling industry is getting major blowback in the PR war.
PETER GORMAN
For big business, a snappy, easy-to-remember slogan or catchphrase is usually a major plus: Everything goes better with Coke. Just do it. The fabric of our lives. For gas drillers — not so much. The shale gas industry that ha...


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Show Me the House Fax

Static
A house in Parker County that’s been written about twice in Fort Worth Weekly — once (“Paradise Lost,” June 18, 2008)  for having gas-drilling muck kill all the plants along the backyard fence and more recently for hav...



Cowtown pays gas drilling profits back to Alliance

Andrew McLemore
The Fort Worth City Council agreed to transfer profits from gas drilling contracts — $563,000, to be exact — back to the Alliance Airport Authority on Tuesday after some legal wrangling over who gets to keep the mon...


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Crucifixion, Indeed

Static
Surprise and disappointment were tempered with hope this week from local environmentalists lamenting the recent resignation of Al Armendariz. The administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office quit on...



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Smart Career Move

Fort Worth Weekly
Static peered into its crystal ball and saw a promotion and more money in Collin Gregory’s future. Arlington’s gas well coordinator spoke about the safety and production of natural gas at a panel discussion held April 9 at ...


League Of Women Voters Taking Fools Gold?

Jeff Prince
Accepting money from Fort Worth-based natural gas driller Quicksilver Resources earned the local League of Women Voters a raspberry from a local environmentalist. On April 5, the League is hosting Fools Rule, an event to raise ...