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Battle Lines Drawn After Texas Town Bans Fracking

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Battle Lines Drawn After Texas Town Bans Fracking

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Battle Lines Drawn After Texas Town Bans Fracking

Battle Lines Drawn After Texas Town Bans Fracking

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Residents of Denton, Texas, voted Tuesday to ban hydraulic fracturing in their city. It's the first time a city in the state — where energy is king — has voted to ban fracking. State officials have already filed lawsuits to try and overturn the ban.