Before term limits and elections change the complexion of the Dallas City Council in unknowable ways, Scott Griggs and Angela Hunt want an up-or-down vote on proposed natural gas wells along the Trinity River.
Last month, the Dallas Plan Commission voted down the permits for drilling outfit Trinity ... More >>
For Trinity East, the Fort Worth-based shale gas producer, the Dallas Plan Commission meeting this Thursday is make or break. Nearly six years ago, the company bid on drilling city-owned land while Dallas sought to shore up a budget shortfall. Since then, the company shelled out tens of millions of ... More >>
The Dallas Plan Commission voted to delay any decision on permitting natural gas wells in the Trinity River floodplain, telegraphing a clear message Thursday to City Council: Your move. Commissioner Gloria Tarpley remains none too pleased about being asked to consider a permit that currently runs af ... More >>
Any attempt to explain the goat-fuck at that Dallas Plan Commission meeting Thursday afternoon, I fear, may not do it justice, but here goes: A few weeks ago commissioners concluded that approving a special-use permit to allow driller Trinity East to hydraulically fracture the Trinity River floodpla ... More >>
Yet again, Clint Barlow went down to City Hall all dressed up, only to find out that, well, it wasn't really necessary. That's because it took "all of three minutes" for the Dallas City Council to approve the specific use permit for Trees, which the Dallas Plan Commission unanimously OK'd one month ... More >>