In case you haven’t heard, not even Texans can live with fracking. Here’s a partial press release:
DENTON DRILLING AWARENESS GROUP * EARTHWORKS
Citizens of Denton, Texas Call For Fracking Ban
Denton would be first major Texas city to ban fracking outright, joining larger national trend
Denton, Texas, February 18 – The Denton Drilling Awareness Group (Denton DAG) today announced they are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to ban hydraulic fracturing within city limits. If approved by voters, Denton would become the first major Texas city to ban fracking, and the first city in the country to ban fracking after permits had been previously granted…Read the entire release.
- Frack Free Denton website: http://www.frackfreedenton.com
- Ballot initiative text: http://bit.ly/FFD-initiative
- Background on fracking and drilling in Denton:
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/
- Facebook: http://facebook.com/
- Denton Record Chronicle article
PARTY: Please come to the petition kickoff party at Sweetwater Grill this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Facebook event here.