House Bill 40 makes Denton frac ban unenforceable
Denton is located just north of Dallas.

Denton City Council held a meeting last night to consider its options for moving forward with the ban on hydraulic fracturing that it enacted in December of last year. The Texas legislature passed Texas House Bill 40 last month, making the Denton frac ban unenforceable.

According to the text of HB 40, “it is in the state’s interest to explicitly confirm the authority for regulation of oil and gas activities within the state. The legislature intends ...


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