It ain’t over… Texas city blocks fracking ban but… voters get their say in November

UK Progressive: ThinkProgress details a Texas city’s overturning of a fracking ban. But the issue will be on the ballot in November. Denton, Texas blew its opportunity to become the first community in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing but will get a second chance for the title at the ballot box in November. After an emotional eight-hour public hearing on Tuesday, the city council in the north Texas community voted 5-2 against a citizen proposal to stop issuing permits for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking,......

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