UPDATE: The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) has filed an injunction in state court in Denton to stop a fracing ban passed by the city. According to the TXOGA petition, "the ordinance ... exceeds the limited authority of home-rule cities and represents an impermissible intrusion on the exclusive powers granted by the Legislature to state agencies." Frac bans have met with limited success in other parts of the country, and it remains uncertain whether Denton's ordinance with be upheld or overturned.

 

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