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Denton, Texas debates a fracking ban

Oct 24, 2014
The small community could set a precedent for the future of drilling in Texas.
Posted In: fracking, texas

What it takes to make all hospitals Ebola-ready

Oct 15, 2014
Training will be costly, but not all hospital staff need the training.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola training, texas, CDC

More fracking produces more open waste pits

Oct 14, 2014
Residents of a Texas town are apprehensive about sludge pits planned in their community.
Posted In: fracking, waste, texas, big oil
A pumpjack works oil from the ground near the loaction of the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, on June 4, 2014 in Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas.

What could slow U.S.'s surging oil output? Low prices.

Oct 10, 2014
Fracking for oil is expensive, so at some point falling prices will make some wells unprofitable.
Posted In: big oil, Saudi Arabia, texas
The control room at ERCOT, which runs the Texas grid

How Texas can live with lower carbon emissions

Aug 7, 2014
Using more natural gas is costly, but the state's producers will benefit.
Posted In: energy, carbon emissions, texas
Texas Map

Why population growth isn't always an economic boon

May 22, 2014
New census says seven of the 15 fastest growing communities in the U.S. are in Texas.
Posted In: texas, population growth
Toyota dealership in McKinney, Texas

Toyota of Texas

Apr 29, 2014
Toyota's move to Texas a big win for Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
Posted In: Toyota, texas, Rick Perry

Amid Texas drought, this rain man bottles water

Feb 5, 2014
For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
Posted In: water, drought, texas

No watering your lawn ... except for those who can afford their own private well

Jan 16, 2014
Austin has banned watering lawns and raised rates for city water. So affluent residents are drilling private wells.
Posted In: texas, drought

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