Texas Moves To Ban Own Cities From Banning FrackingTexas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
Texas Energy Group Asks Court To Halt Fracking BanAn industry group and the General Land Office are asking a judge to stop the enforcement of a fracking ban approved Tuesday by voters in the town of Denton.
North Texas City Rejects Partial Fracking BanThe council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would have made it the first city in the state to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community.
Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Keystone XL Oil Pipeline ProjectAs the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project.
Drinking Dirty Water: Is America's Water Safety In Jeopardy?Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.
Halliburton 3Q Profit Falls On Drilling Slowdown