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Texas Oil Group, City Of Denton Agree To Dismiss Fracking Ban Lawsuit

(September 16, 2015, 1:56 PM EDT) -- DENTON, Texas — The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TOGA) and the City of Denton, Texas, on Sept. 4 stipulated to the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by TOGA against the city related to a hydraulic fracturing ban that the city had passed in a referendum in the 2014 general election (Texas Oil and Gas Association v. City of Denton, No. 14-08933-431, Texas Dist., 16th Jud. Dist., Denton Co.).

(Stipulation available. Document #94-151013-003X.)

Preemption

On June 15, TOGA filed an amended complaint and motion for partial...
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