Fort Worth Weekly Wins Environmental Reporting Award

The Sierra Club’s Lone Star Chapter has named Fort Worth Weekly as the recipient of its annual Environmental Reporting Award for its coverage of the environmental effects of gas drilling:

The group hands out about a dozen statewide awards each year in various categories, but only one to the news media — which means your scrappy little alt paper beat out every daily paper, magazine, and broadcast station in the state.

Fort Worth Weekly‘s coverage of the same topic also earned it first place in the Public Service category of last year’s AltWeekly Awards.