Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Our Alpine, Texas station, 91.7 FM (KRTP), is on low power because of winter weather. We'll restore service as soon as possible.

Fracking Goes to the Texas Legislature

The Texas State Capitol (StateImpact Texas Photo/Mose Buchele).

The drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” has sparked a new Texas oil and gas boom. It’s bringing its fair share of economic benefit along with some employment and environmental disruption. Tune in today (March 6) during All Things Considered and hear KUT’s Mose Buchele, reporting for StateImpact Texas, on how lawmakers are taking notice this 83rd legislative session.