August 4, 2016

Case Study: How One Texas Town Beat the Oil & Gas Industry Preempted by the state in 2015, the fight for local democracy in Denton lives on On November 4, 2014, the people of Denton, Texas voted to ban fracking in their community. The ballot measure was a hard-fought victory …

October 21, 2015

Star-Telegram October 20, 2015 by Max B. Baker A majority of Texans believe cities should be able to ban hydraulic fracturing even if state law otherwise permits it, according to a recent poll conducted by the University of Texas at Austin. In Texas, 57 percent of those surveyed agree that cities should …