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March 20, 2013

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THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS CALLS FOR A REJECTION OF TRINITY EAST ENERGY’S PLANS

North Texans have learned a lot about Trinity East’s gas drilling plans since December — and most of what we’ve learned is troubling. It’s been a train wreck of policy and process that has revealed both potential environmental concerns and questionable behavior at Dallas City Hall.

As a result, this newspaper recommends that the City Plan Commission once again deny the drilling permits at its meeting Thursday. And we urge city leaders to get to work immediately to find an alternative solution to this controversy.

Chief among the reasons for a “no” vote is that Trinity East is seeking approval for gas drilling on the surface of parkland, a violation of city policy. The City Council approved the leases in 2008 with the clear understanding that there would be no drilling on top of parkland.

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