Month: May 2011

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  • May
    29 2011

    Texas Passes Fracking Chemical Disclosure Bill

    On May 25, 2011, sources say a bill requiring natural gas drilling companies to publicly disclose the chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process was passed through the Texas Senate. Sources say hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" is a process where gas drillers pump millions of gallons of chemical-laced water deep into the ground to break […]

  • May
    20 2011

    Houston Officer Crashes Car into Tree

    On May 29, 2011, sources say a Houston police officer crashed a car into a tree. Reportedly, the wreck happened on Washington Avenue near Studemont Street. Houston police say the officer was in an unmarked unit and lost control when a woman switched lanes.