Posts Tagged ‘gas drilling’
Former owners Michael and Annette Daniel. Lee Chastain

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 ...


Martinez: “We are still in the planning and design stage.” Jeff Prince

How Green?

A south Arlington well site might represent an environmental first for the gas drilling industry.
RITA COOK
When Edge Resources recently announced that it had partnered with an international nonprofit group to create a sustainably developed gas drilling property in south Arlington, local environmentalists and drilling critics probabl...



“GasLand” Director Arrested!

Kristian Lin
Quasi-local film news: Josh Fox, the director of GasLand and a former Weekly profilee, was arrested this morning for trying to film a Congressional committee meeting on fracking and drinking water contamination. Apparently, the...


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...



An Activist’s Look At Gas Drilling 2004-11

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth resident Don Young has been entrenched on the battlefront ever since urban gas drilling came to Fort Worth, and he has compiled a comprehensive and organized look at the local industry from his personal perspective. ...


Gas Fracking Inspires NYU Students

Jeff Prince
Tarrant County, being in the epicenter of the Barnett Shale natural gas boom, served as the national guinea pig for urban drilling. Most everyone around here was clueless about the industry and its methods of operation when the...