Mansfield Gas Well Awareness is a coalition of residents asking their city leaders to update Mansfield's outdated gas drilling ordinance to protect their health and quality of life.

Dec. 10, 2014

By Julie Thibodeaux 

A group in Mansfield is the latest North Texas coalition fighting for protection from the dangers of gas drilling.

Local activists urge North Texans to let their political representatives know that the Keystone XL pipeline is part of an unsustainable future of fossil fuels. Above, protestors hold up signs at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas during rush hour in February. Courtesy of Linda Cooke.

Nov. 19, 2014

The city of North Richland Hills is considering requiring a special use permit for solar solar installations on street-facing slopes of a resident’s roof as well as for ground mounted systems more than 500 square feet. Above, a home in Cedar Hill with solar panels on the street-facing side of home. Photos courtesy of the DFW Solar Home Tour.

Nov. 11, 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fort Worth-based Go Green Smokeless Oil International has created a biodegrable nontoxic motor oil. 

Nov. 10, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

Nov. 5, 2014

The gas drilling industry has long denied the environmental and health hazards of gas drilling, but research is catching up, according to Anne Epstein, MD, an internal medicine specialist who was flown in from Lubbock by Downwinders at Risk to share her findings at the Mansfield Gas Well Awareness meeting last week. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Arlington Conservation Council hosts: "Solar Option: Obstacles and Opportunities,” for its annual Julia Burgen Lecture Series on Nov 5 at the Eunice Center in Arlington. Photos courtesy of the DFW Solar Home Tour. Above, the Westbrook home in Fairview.

Oct. 29, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
The third annual Greenville Sustainability and Natural Health Fair will be held Oct. 25 in downtown Greenville. Photo courtesy of Terry Jensen.

Oct. 21, 2014

By Marshall Hinsley

Here's a wrap-up of the two-day Earth, Wind and Fire Energy Summit hosted by the Dallas Sierra Club in Addison Oct. 4-5. 

Oct. 8, 2014 

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More than 50 solar-powered homes along with 20-plus electric and hybrid vehicles will be showcased at the DFW Solar Home Tour this year. Above, Rick Bollar's Tesla will be on display at his Southlake home. Photos courtesy of the North Texas Renewable Energy Group.

Sept. 29, 2014

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