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A personal story: Cathy McMullen, Denton Texas

Cathy McMullen, Denton Texas
We’ve talked about the Denton, Texas fracking ban and its legal aftermath. Today we have the personal story of Cathy McMullen, the local citizen who led the fight. 1,928 more words

Community Organization, Politics And History

Denton, Texas lawsuit: lessons for the Beartooth Front

You’ll recall that the voters of Denton, Texas passed a fracking ban on election day. The 59-41 victory was remarkable because it made Denton the first city in the largest oil and gas producing state in the country to pass such a ban. 568 more words

Community Organization, Politics And History

Denton Becomes First City in Texas to Ban Fracking

Fracking a “Nuisance,” Denton Tells Court

One day before its first-in-Texas ban on hydraulic fracturing is set to take effect, Denton called the oil and gas extraction technique a “public nuisance” that the North Texas town has the right to regulate.  525 more words


Greenbelt Denton

The temperature was upper 60’s today in Texas, something we are much more accustom to than the early snow and lows of the past few weeks. 79 more words