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City Of Denton, Texas, Passes Hydraulic Fracturing Ban

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:46 PM EDT) -- DENTON, Texas — The City of Denton on Nov. 4, 2014, became the first city in Texas to ban hydraulic fracturing when residents passed a proposition on the ballot, according to numerous local news outlets.

The proposition passed by a vote of 58.64 percent to 41.36 percent.


Specifically, the proposition enacts an ordinance that prohibits, within the corporate limits of the city, hydraulic fracturing, which the proposition defines as: “a well stimulation process involving the use of water, sand and/or chemical additives pumped under high...
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