Posts Tagged ‘gas drilling’

Gas Drilling’s Toxic Cloud Exposed

Jeff Prince
DISH, the little town that packs a big punch when it comes to making life uncomfortable for gas drillers, is hosting a Town Hall meeting at 7 tonight to reveal some startling information. Texas OGAP’s Wilma Subra and DISH May...


Mayor (Not Named Mike) Gets Tough On Polluters

Jeff Prince
Texas Monthly’s glowing, in-depth feature story on outgoing Houston Mayor Bill White (“The Great White Hope,” December 2009) describes a hard-working, go-getting, populist politician who comes across as fairly rem...



Gas Drillers Sent To Principal’s Office

Jeff Prince
Channel 8 came out with an interesting report today about the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) summoning gas drilling executives down to Austin and cracking the whip. Seems the state has finally decided to regul...


Mayor Moncrief Whimpers About Criticism

Jeff Prince
The thin-skinned hypocrisy and borderline absurdity exhibited by Mayor Mike Moncrief at yesterday’s Fort Worth City Council meeting was extraordinary even for this ethically challenged city leader. “This council shouldn’t...



Closing Halliburton Loophole

Jeff Prince
Local activists are passing along this notice from the Natural Resources Defense Council, which, if successful, could impact local gas drilling: “Tell Congress to close the ‘Halliburton Loophole’ to protect dr...


Avoid The Chesapeake Chop

Jeff Prince
Cows are tough critters. If you don’t believe me, watch Rawhide. Cows once walked on four legs across the toughest terrains imaginable in slushy winters and scorching summers from Texas to Kansas, consuming nothing but grass ...



Star-Telegram Startles Don Young

Jeff Prince
East Side activist Don Young has maintained a contentious relationship with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram during his long reign as the city’s most voracious cheerleader for Tandy Hills Natural Area and most recurrent critic of...


See Water Burn

Jeff Prince
Film director Josh Fox lives in the Northeast United States and is worried about the influx of natural gas drillers up there. So he took a little trip out West to see what all the fuss about natural gas drilling is about, and h...