Denton City Council
The Denton City Council has decided voters will determine the fate of a controversial ban on hydraulic fracturing in the city.
City council members in Denton on Tuesday night could have made history by approving a ban on fracking. But instead, voters will have the final word.
The proposed ban on hydraulic fracking in Denton will go to city voters this November after City Council members voted early Wednesday against an outright ban in a 5-2 vote that came after an eight-hour plus public hearing.
One area in North Texas could make history on Tuesday night. Members of the Denton City Council could vote to ban fracking within city limits. The move would likely have a statewide impact.