Category Archives: North Texas

Drilling triggers quakes

In TX, OK, NM, KS and AR., so much drilling renders these areas shaky.     (Photo: Indigoprime/ Creative Commons) http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/03/28/man-made-earthquakes-fracking/82338854/

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Texas drilling more urban than we think

Amid Tension, Texas Mulls Oversight of Urban Drilling by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 18, 2014 Turns out, oil and gas drilling makes some city slickers cranky.  The Railroad Commission of Texas is mulling how to beef up oversight of … Continue reading

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Texas counties prepare for same-sex marriages

While they can. Tarrant County has an uncertain future, but Bexar County remains open 24 hours for same sex couples to apply for marriage licenses. http://www.texasobserver.org/texas-counties-prepare-for-same-sex-marriages/#

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Denton Becomes First City in Texas to Ban Fracking

Fracking a “Nuisance,” Denton Tells Court by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 1, 2014 One day before its first-in-Texas ban on hydraulic fracturing is set to take effect, Denton called the oil and gas extraction technique a “public nuisance” … Continue reading

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