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Texas Town Votes to Ban Fracking, Hit With Lawsuits 24 Hours Later

Texas Town Votes to Ban Fracking, Hit With Lawsuits 24 Hours Later

Less than 24 hours after Denton became the first Texas city to ban fracking within city limits, the city is being sued. The Texas General Land Office and the Texas Oil and Gas Association are the first to challenge the new ordinance.

Denton voters passed the fracking ban by a 59-to-41 percent margin, becoming the first Texas city to ban fracking.

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