Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

Now Read This: Our Top 5 Posts

Last week’s new stories on StateImpact Texas looked at fracking, the drought and a fire at a Houston refinery:

  1. Fracking Report Reverberates in Texas: A report on fracking and water contamination from the Environmental Protection Agency sent shockwaves through the industry. What does it mean for drilling in Texas?
  2. How the Natural Gas Industry is Responding to the EPA Fracking Contamination Report: We look at the various ways industry is dealing with the link between fracking and water contamination.
  3. Things We Lost in the Drought: An accounting of the many things the drought has taken a toll on this year: pecans, oysters and even burgers.
  4. Fire and Explosions at Houston Refinery: A report on a fire at the Pasadena Refining System refinery in a suburb of Houston.
  5. Regulating the Price of Power in Texas’ Deregulated Market: Texas regulators may raise caps on energy prices, letting big power generating companies make more money during times of enormous demand.


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