French fracking giant Total Energies and other companies are aggressively drilling once again throughout Tarrant County. This is despite an already high concentration of drilling in the county, which has childhood asthma rates well above the national average, and despite strong community opposition in Arlington.
MAP OF NEW GAS WELL PERMITS IN TARRANT COUNTY
The map below shows drill sites where fracking companies have applied to the Texas Railroad Commission for permits to drill new gas wells in Arlington and in Tarrant County in 2022. New gas well permit sites are red and orange diamonds surrounded by 600 ft and 1/2 mile circles.
The map includes the locations of all existing gas wells, as well as schools, day cares, and hospitals, and shows air quality data from air monitors located in Arlington. You can also select to view demographic, economic, and racial and ethnic data for neighborhoods surrounding drill sites.
Map created by FracTracker Alliance