Texas Drops Suit Over Dead Denton Fracking Ban

Texas Drops Suit Over Dead Denton Fracking Ban
A gas well last fracked in March sits less than 400 feet from a home in Denton, which just became Texas’ first city to ban fracking.

The city of Denton is now free of the state’s legal crosshairs.

The Texas General Land Office has dropped its lawsuit against the North Texas city’s obliterated ban on hydraulic fracturing and moratorium on new gas drilling, officially resolving all litigation over the local vote, which made international headlines.

The agency sued Denton in November 2014 — just hours after nearly 59 percent of city voters approved a ban on ………. read more here.

by Jim Malewitz

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