Tag Archives: Texas

Now a law: Texas measure makes local oil regulation illegal (with NPR audio)

“To these folks I say, ‘Ride your horse to work every day.’” -Todd Staples, President, Texas Oil and Gas Association Texas Governor signs bill banning local bans It’s finally happened. Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed a law barring … Continue reading

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Editorial: Fracking bill sets dangerous precedent (with video)

With the news that Texas Governor Greg Abbott is about to sign HB40, a “ban of bans” that will prohibit local communities in that state from enacting oil and gas drilling ordinances, it’s exciting to see that  the fight hasn’t … Continue reading

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A personal story: Bob and Lisa Parr, Wise County, Texas

Telling personal stories The oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations across North America, and there are now a lot of stories about individuals and families whose lives have been personally affected. … Continue reading

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