Posted on · The Texas House Subcommittee on Seismic Activity heard regulatory options.
Posted on · New rules aimed at preventing man-made earthquakes tied to drilling.
Posted on · Houston third in nation for CEOs with pilots' licenses.
Posted on · Texas calls EPA pollution database deceiving
Posted on · Department of Labor targeting oil & gas in Texas and other states where drilling is booming
Posted on · In a state dominated by the energy industry, deadly hydrogen sulfide is found everywhere
Posted on · A procedure that removes contaminated water is raising concerns.
Posted on · Deadly traffic accidents involving trucks heading to drilling rigs led to millions of dollars allocated for road repairs.
Posted on · Big industrial companies in Texas again trying to restrict cities and counties from suing them for damage done by toxic leaks.
Posted on · StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling looks into how cities are regulating the energy industry.
Posted on · Drilling for oil and gas has surged in Texas and several other states in recent years. So has concern over the environmental impact. One drilling technique that's widespread, but not as well known outside the industry is "acidizing."
Posted on · Millions of dollars may be headed to Texas to make amends for damage caused along the coast by the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf. But now, a Texas state agency says it may try to charge fees when money is used to restore the delicate wetlands and other habitats. That has some people upset.
Posted on · It's been almost four years since the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico where eleven rig workers died. Millions of gallons of crude oil spilled into the Gulf's waters and delicate wetlands. In an effort to make things right, the rig-operator — the oil giant BP — has been doling out billions of dollars.
Posted on · The southern leg of the Keystone XL Pipeline is scheduled to open for business today. As Mose Buchele reports for StateImpact Texas, landowners who have long opposed the project are vowing to continue their fight.
Posted on · It's not as bad as it used to be, but the two biggest metropolitan regions of Texas — Dallas and Houston — continue to have air pollution which violates federal standards for ozone. But in an effort to reduce it, scientists are finding it's not easy to determine exactly where ozone originates and where it drifts. StateImpact reporter Dave Fehling talked with scientists working on the latest research, including an ozone mystery in one tiny town.