|Some Texans oppose Fracking.|
Fracking & Texas
With the planned expansion of drilling in the Barnhart Shale some Fort Worth communities have put moratoriums on drilling permits and Dallas is concerned enough about drilling activities within its borders to have set up a task force to look into the matter.
Then too, since Texas has been one of the early adopters of fracking, there is history there that calls into question the overall value of the practice. Start and end with the money. The amount paid for leases has declined dramatically since 2008. Some of the frackers admit they haven’t handled their businesses well either.
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