Texas agriculture commissioner to resign

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Todd Staples is quitting his elected post to become president of the Texas Oil and Gas Association.

New study links water contamination in Parker County to gas drilling

| |Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

Scientist hopes study leads to additional testing of water wells in Parker County.

Barnett Shale economic impact stays at high level

| |Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2014

A new report from economist Ray Perryman says the Barnett Shale continues to be a major economic generator despite a decline in drilling new wells.

Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies

| |Friday, Sep. 05, 2014

Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay employees at least $15 an hour.

State agency says XTO took too much water from small lake

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

WFAA.com report: The state environmental agency has issued a citation to XTO Energy, saying the Fort Worth-based company improperly drew more than 1 million gallons of water from a Dalworthington Gardens lake to use in fracking operations.

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