Denton, Texas Sets Fracking Hearing for July

The Denton City Council officially accepted on June 4 a petition to ban fracking in the city and scheduled a public hearing for July 15. The City Council will vote on the petition to ban fracking at an upcoming meeting. The Council can adopt the resolution, reject it or put the initiative before voters during the November 4 elections. The Council has imposed a moratorium on all drilling until September 9.