Texas Bans Fracking Bans

Texas Bans Fracking Bans
Texas now prohibits local municipalities from passing bans on hydraulic fracturing. The bill proposing the law sailed through the Texas Legislature by large majorities and was signed by Governor Gregg Abbot on Monday, May 18, 2015.   The law prohibits cities and towns from imposing local ordinances preventing “fracking” activities. [5/19/15]

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