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Texas Senate Sends Frack Bill to Governor

Oil and natural gas producers in Texas received a legislative win on Monday as the Texas Senate approved passage of HB 40, also referred to as the "Denton Fracking Bill," with a vote of 24-7. The piece of lawmaking now awaits Gov. Greg Abbott's signature. Read More

Texas Bill Targeting Fracking Ban Stumbles in House

After opponents of legislation to limit how much Texas municipalities may regulate oil/natural gas drilling activities had been rallying for hours at the state capitol, the bill's author pulled it from the House floor Tuesday because of discrepancies in a committee report on the legislation and for further consideration of amendments. Read More

Denton, TX, to Consider Fracking Ban Tuesday

The city council of Barnett Shale town Denton, TX, will have a "frackas" on its hands Tuesday evening when numerous citizens are expected to show up for a hearing at which the council will consider a petition to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the city limits. Read More