The Gas Rush

October 2006
Planning;Oct2006, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the natural gas rush which is centered in Forth Worth, Texas. It was stated that the city is reaping the benefits and struggling with the implications of the natural gas bonanza. Successful enterprises in the field of gas drilling include those who own lands. The city has planned to develop wells on an additional 3,700 acres, concentrating on sites such as water and wastewater treatment plants and municipal airports. On the other hand, the losers in this industry are home buyers in new developments.


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