Tag: Texas Oil and Gas Association

Texas environmental groups offside supporting anti-fracking bans

Texas environmental groups offside supporting anti-fracking bans

Anti-fracking issue kicked off by Denton, Texas when it passed ban If the Texas Municipal League is fine with changes to State legislation restricting local fracking bans, environmental groups should get on board, too. A small group from┬áthe Texas Campaign for the Environment staged an all-night protest outside the legislature Tuesday, demanding more local regulation […]

Podcast: Should Texas municipalities have more power to regulate oil and gas development?

Podcast: Should Texas municipalities have more power to regulate oil and gas development?

Texas municipalities argue proposed legislation will strip them of any control over oil and gas activities within their boundaries A spat between Texas municipalities and an energy lobby group has erupted over local regulation of oil and gas development. We spoke to energy policy analyst Dr. Kenneth Green about the proper regulatory roles of cities […]