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Study: Mega Injections Of Wastewater Triggers More Quakes

The more oil and gas companies pump their saltwater waste into the ground, and the faster they do it, the more they have triggered earthquakes in the central United States, a massive new study found.

06/18/2015

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Report: Fracking Linked To Low Birth Weight Babies

A new report suggests that living near multiple hydraulic fracturing sites may effect the birth weight of newborns.

06/04/2015

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EPA: No Widespread Harm To Drinking Water From Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a report.

06/04/2015

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Fate Of Denton’s Fracking Ban Still Undecided

City leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton’s fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.

06/03/2015

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Denton Considers Repealing Unenforceable Fracking Ban

The Denton city council will consider repealing its fracking ban Tuesday evening now that a new Texas law makes the ban unenforceable.

06/02/2015

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Denton Rallies Against Overturn Of Anti-Fracking Bill

Denton residents rallied amid the passage of a bill that overturned a vote to ban fracking. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the law that would prevent cities from banning the drilling practice.

05/31/2015

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Vantage Energy The First Company To Resume Fracking in Denton

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has resumed in the City of Denton. The natural gas drilling process is once again happening after a new state law made the city’s ban illegal.

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Texas Nixes Voter-Approved Denton Fracking Ban

The City of Denton issued a statement Friday saying it can no longer enforce the fracking ban voters approved seven months ago, citing new state law that limits their power and voids the ban.

05/23/2015

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Fracking To Resume In Denton After Local Ban Nullified By State

The city of Denton, whose fracking ban prompted lawmakers to limit such local power, says a driller has revealed plans to resume fracking gas wells in the city.

05/22/2015

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Gov. Abbott Signs Law Banning Cities From Fracking, Drilling Bans

Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law a prohibition on cities and towns imposing local ordinances preventing fracking and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas activities.

05/18/2015

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Earthquake Strikes Near Farmers Branch

The USGS confirms that a magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck at 1:14 p.m. centered three miles SSW of Farmers Branch.

05/18/2015

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Cops Remove Students As Gov. Abbott Gives Speech

Police escorted about a dozen protesters from the audience as Gov. Greg Abbott began his commencement address to graduates at the University of North Texas.

05/17/2015

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