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Denton Fracking Ban

Roman Abramovich Invests $15 Million in New U.S. Fracking Technology

James Stafford | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
James Stafford

Are the Russians coming to Texas riding the tailwinds of fracking? That depends on who you ask, as some believe Russian forces were behind the anti-fracking vote in Denton, while a $15 million investment in new Texas fracking technology by Roman Abramovich perhaps tells another story.

Environmental Groups File Motion to Intervene in Defense of Denton Fracking Ban

Steve Horn | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogJust days after attorneys representing Denton, Texas submitted their initial responses to two legal complaints filed again...

First Texas City to Ban Fracking Cites 'Public Nuisance' in Lawsuit Response

Steve Horn | Posted 02.03.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Attorneys representing Denton, Texas, the first city to ban hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in state history, have issued rebuttals to the two lawsuits filed against Denton the day after the fracking ban was endorsed by voters on election day.

Texas Fracking Ban Draws Legal Challenge

AP | By EMILY SCHMALL | Posted 01.05.2015 | Green

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city that sits atop a natural gas reserve is preparing for an extended court battle after voters made it the ...

Texas City Rejects Partial Fracking Ban

AP | EMILY SCHMALL | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics

DENTON, Texas (AP) — The council governing a North Texas city that sits atop a large natural gas reserve rejected a bid early Wednesday that would h...

Texas City Could Become First To Ban Fracking

AP | By EMILY SCHMALL | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

DENTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city that sits on top of the Barnett Shale, believed to hold one of the largest natural gas reserves in the U.S.,...