"Shall an ordinance be enacted prohibiting, within the corporate limits of the city of Denton, Texas, hydraulic fracturing, a well stimulation process involving the use of water, sand and/or chemical additives pumped under high pressure to fracture subsurface non-porous rock formations such as shale to improve the flow of natural gas, oil, or other hydrocarbons into the well, with subsequent high rate, extended flowback to expel fracture fluids and solids?"
voting against denton's drilling ban:
voting for denton's drilling ban:
* JUNE 2014 PERRYMAN ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT "THE ADVERSE IMPACT OF BANNING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING IN THE CITY OF DENTON"
** JULY 2014 FORMER TEXAS SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE PHILLIPS TESTIMONY TO DENTON CITY COUNCIL
Total revenue from natural gas royalties to individuals, businesses, the City of Denton and the University of North Texas will be subject to a significant decline if citizens vote to implement a permanent ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the city limits of Denton.
Pd. Pol. Ad. Denton Taxpayers For A Strong Economy