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‘Boom!’ As gas drilling expands in Tarrant County, east Fort Worth residents say they’re paying the price

The second Teena James stepped outside on Feb. 28, she could see clouds of black smoke filling the clear sky. It was no mystery where the exhaust was coming from: the natural gas drilling site just down the block from James’ home, where only a road and a 6-month-old wall stand between residents and fracking.  […]