Denton meeting on fracking ban exposes frustration on all sides

| |Wednesday, Jul. 16, 2014

Denton council avoids direct vote on proposed fracking ban, instead voting to put the matter on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Oil and gas regulator chairman makes fracking plea

| |Friday, Jul. 11, 2014

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman calls the anti-drilling effort in Denton “misguided.”

Anti-fracking victory by 2 N.Y. towns has broad implications

| |Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

A New York appeals court ruling in favor of two towns’ restrictions on fracking is a “victory for local control,” a town board member says. The natural gas industry condemns the decision.

New York ruling on fracking bans might send tremors across U.S.

| |Monday, Jun. 30, 2014

The New York Supreme Court ruled Monday that towns and cities in that state can ban fracking, as cities across the country including Denton consider prohibiting the drilling technique.

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