Texas Group Amends Petition, Seeks Ruling That City’s Fracking Ban Is ‘Invalid’

Mealey's (July 2, 2015, 6:40 AM EDT) -- DENTON, Texas — The Texas Oil and Gas Association on June 15 filed an amended complaint and a motion for partial summary judgment in Texas state court, seeking a declaration that ordinances passed by the City of Denton are expressly preempted by state law and are, therefore, “invalid, void and unenforceable” (Texas Oil and Gas Association v. City of Denton, No. 14-08933-431, Texas Dist., 16th Jud. Dist., Denton Co.).

(Amended complaint available. Document #94-150714-011C. Motion for partial summary judgment available. Document #94-150714-012M.)

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