Friday, August 19, 2011

Resistance to Gas Drilling Rises on Unlikely Soil

 April 23, 2011
In Fort Worth, opposition to natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has emerged.

FORT WORTH — Texans pride themselves on being the heart of the nation’s oil and gas business. But even here, public concern about natural gas drilling is growing.

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Opposition has also grown in Southlake.

On Wednesday, several dozen protesters marched through downtown Fort Worth, waving signs and chanting anti-drilling slogans that reflected concern over air and water pollution....continued....