Dallas Residents Respond to Gas-Drilling Permit Request, Ask Council to Step Up

Yesterday, the Morning News reported on its Scoop blog that XTO, an Exxon-Mobil subsidiary, had filed for zoning changes that would authorize drilling at Dallas’ Hensley Field, adjacent to Mountain Creek Lake.

The goal – as is with most businesses – is to get up and running ASAP. But the City Council still hasn’t decided what to do with the recommendation from its drilling task force: send it back to the City Plan Commission, sit on its hands, or go full-drill ahead.

Dallas Residents At Risk chimed in this morning with a letter, seen below:

Dallas Residents Press Release