Mineral Royalty Owners Sue Denton, TX

A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton, claiming that the city’s moratorium on fracking is a violation of their property rights. The AP reports that “Denton lawyer Charles Chandler Davis filed a lawsuit in Denton County earlier this month on behalf of Arsenal Minerals and Royalty, NASA Energy Corp. and… More »

Denton City Council Defers Fracking Issue to Voters

The Denton, Texas City Council rejected a city-wide hydraulic fracturing ban in a 5-2 vote held early Wednesday morning after more than eight hours of public testimony. The question will now be posed to voters on the November ballot. The Denton Drilling Awareness Group, the organization that spearheaded the signature collection effort, argues that a fracking… More »