Dallas considers ban on gas-powered leaf blowers, citing noise and pollution issues. Houston Chronicle

Oil execs expect more deals in Permian Basin amid volatile energy prices. Houston Chronicle

Permian drillers told by lawmakers to disclose methane leaks. Bloomberg

Earthquakes linked to drilling are messing with Texas. E&E News

Since Congress lifted crude export ban in 2015, US has dropped ‘climate bomb’ on world. Common Dreams

In shadow of Texas gas drilling sites, health fears escalate. Houston Chronicle

Another Texas House primary showdown is coming, and it’s all about climate policy and Big Oil donations. Washington Post