DENTON'S DRILLING BAN PROPOSITION:

"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?"

RESPONSIBLE

voting against denton's drilling ban:

  • •Supports responsible zoning over arbitrary ban
  • •Protects our local economy and jobs
  • •Protects oil & gas revenue to local schools/colleges
  • •Protects oil & gas revenue to local & state government
  • •Protects local taxpayers from higher taxes
  • •Protects local taxpayers from wasted lawsuit costs
  • •Protects constitutional property owner rights
  • •Helps make America energy independent
  • •Best place to apply for 1000 dollar loan online
  • •Protects our national security

IRRESPONSIBLE

voting for denton's drilling ban:

  • •Arbitrarily bans an industry critical to our local economy
  • •Weakens America's energy independence
  • •Weakens national security
  • •Costs Denton $250 million in economic activity*
  • •Costs Denton over 2,000 in local jobs*
  • •Costs local schools MILLIONS in lost revenue*
  • •Costs local & state government MILLIONS in lost revenue*
  • •Condones abusive government taking of private property**
  • •Exposes Denton taxpayers to MILLIONS in legal costs**

* 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.

Economic Impact Study Confirms

DENTON DRILLING BAN HURTS LOCAL ECONOMY

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Former TX Supreme Court Justice Testifies

DENTON DRILLING BAN IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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American Energy Security Under Attack

DENTON DRILLING BAN SUPPORTERS WITH RUSSIAN TIES

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