Defend the Ban
We will be posting legislative information. We need to ensure Texas lawmakers do not try and take away Denton’s right as a home rule municipality to regulate oil and gas production within it’s city limits.
OUR AIR Fracking is a major reason why Denton has the most unhealthy air and highest rates of childhood asthma in Texas.
OUR WATER Fracking a single well contaminates 4-8 million gallons of precious freshwater
OUR HEALTH AND SAFETY Denton residents pay the costs of pollution, toxic spills, and blowouts.
OUR ECONOMY Fracking is a drag on economic development and accounts for only 0.2% of Denton’s economy.
“SHALL AN ORDINANCE BE ENACTED PROHIBITING, WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF DENTON, TEXAS, HYDRAULIC FRACTURING…” Read the full ballot
For more information:
FRACKING IN DENTON: Fracking Facts > 10 Reasons for the Ban > FAQ
READ THE BALLOT: Read the Ballot
DON’T FEAR LAWSUIT THREATS: Of Lawsuits and Lies
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES: Scientific Studies
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