On Monday, more than four months after Denton voted to ban fracking, a House committee discussed two bills that would derail local efforts to curb oil and gas drilling.
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A bill authored by state Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford) would allow the attorney general to disallow local ballot initiatives at his discretion.
Some Denton residents are ready to see the Texas Railroad Commission abolished since its leaders have sought to undermine the city’s ban on fracking.
In this episode, Observer contributor Priscila Mosqueda explains how Denton may become the first Texas city to ban fracking.
On Nov. 4, Denton will decide whether to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking.
The Denton City Council will consider a proposed ban on fracking tonight, after a group of citizens gathered enough signatures to force a vote.
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