Citizen Activism Against Oil & Gas Drilling Gains Steam

Christine Middleton/The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer | April 9, 2008
With the price of oil and gas skyrocketing it is now profitable to drill for the last remaining deposits in Texas. The Texas Railroad Commission is a willing helpmate to the industry, allowing the proliferation of oil and gas drills across Texas without regard to the impact on Texans, and many are fighting back.

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