StateImpact Texas: Fracking and the Legislature
In the two years since Texas lawmakers last convened, the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing has transformed huge swaths of Texas, and delivered a bonanza of revenue to state coffers. It’s also raised serious environmental, property rights and infrastructure concerns. Now that legislators are back in session, citizens are asking what role the state should play in regulating Texas’ latest boom.Join the StateImpact Texas team later this month as it sits down with lawmakers to find out what the prospects are for new laws about fracking this legislative session. This event is free and open to the public. Check StateImpact Texas for the time and location to be announced soon.