Despite overwhelming citizen support, Denton City Council repeals local anti-fracking ordinance
Last election, the people of Denton, Texas, voted to ban fracking from their city. In response, the Texas Legislature took away their democratic power.
Residents of Denton, Texas, hold a campaign sign outside city hall, in Denton, Texas. Texas moved to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries _ a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have