Posts Tagged ‘water’
A little birdie delivered to Static what is commonly known as a hot tip. Seems several majestic trees recently disappeared from the Cowtown Coliseum’s front lawn in the Stockyards. The beautiful trees were surreptitiously rem...
Do you know what's going down that disposal well near you?
In 2006, with drillers poking gas wells into the Barnett Shale beneath Fort Worth as fast as they could get mineral leases signed, Fort Worth granted a permit for the first well in this city of another kind – a hole not f...
A Pennsylvania filmmaker visits North Texas to get the dirt on gas drilling.
In December 2008, live-theater producer and filmmaker Josh Fox (his 2008 film, Memorial Day, was based on the Abu Ghraib prison scandal) was approached by several landmen who wanted him to sign a deal to lease mineral rights fo...
To the editor:
John Q. Public
John Q. Public
To the editor: Thank you so much for allowing me to grace the cover of your newspaper (“Weapons of Choice,” Dec. 23, 2009). It’s quite an honor. I’ve lived in Fort Worth my entire life, and I’ve re...
Regional Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Dr. Al Armendariz made quite a splash last night at the February meeting of the North Central Texas Communities Alliance. Featured speaker Armendariz drew between 250 and 3...
It was just about dawn on one morning a few weeks ago, freezing cold but with little wind, and Lake Worth was quiet. Joe Waller was up early as usual, standing in his yard near the lake’s edge.
A group that the Associated Press has called a “green dream team” of policy experts and scientists has concluded that the future is anything but green for groundwater resources in many parts of our country, thanks t...
In North Texas these days, it seems like you can’t drive 50 feet down the highway – or even a neighborhood feeder road – without spotting another gas well or compressor station or a well pad waiting to be dril...
OK, it’s time for New Year’s resolutions: Lose weight; check. Cut back on the vino; check. Be kinder to strangers; check. And … die quicker from cigarettes; check.
E. R. BILLS
I’m not a big fan of most conservatives. Historically speaking, they are – to put it bluntly – too often on the wrong side of history.