Holy sh*t, a town in Texas just banned fracking

Grist: This was the year of the fracking ban, at least in local elections: Eight municipal and county-wide bans went to voters in Ohio, Texas, and California on Nov. 4. Considering the money poured in by the opposition, they did pretty darn well: Four out of eight won by a country mile. California Happily for local farmers like Paul Hain, San Benito County`s moratorium on "high-intensity petroleum operations" passed with flying colors (at least by American standards): 57 to 43 percent. And in Mendocino......

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