How The Fracking Ban Will Boost Denton’s Economy

Here is this blog in the form of a meme: In June, the industry released a report (by the Perryman Group) about the costs of the fracking ban in Denton. We guess they figured that no one would actually read the report. But we did. And we found out that the industry’s own numbers prove that the fracking ban… Continue reading How The Fracking Ban Will Boost Denton’s Economy

Why Denton’s fracking ban is not a Taking and not Illegal

Despite the really crazy rhetoric coming from industry, based on established Texas law and federal law, the Denton fracking ban is not illegal and is not a taking. Earthworks commissioned a legal opinion from Jordan Yeager the attorney who successfully defended Pennsylvania’s cities’ right to regulate fracking. You can read that legal opinion below. My… Continue reading Why Denton’s fracking ban is not a Taking and not Illegal

Citizens of Denton, Texas Call For Fracking Ban

Denton, Texas, February 18- The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (Denton DAG) today announced they are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to ban hydraulic fracturing within city limits. If approved by voters, Denton would become the first major Texas city to ban fracking, and the first city in the country to ban fracking after permits… Continue reading Citizens of Denton, Texas Call For Fracking Ban