Vantage granted variances for 5 new gas wells in 100 year floodplain.

Denton ZBA voted today to allow 5 new gas well permits to move forward. Vantage say the Moratorium creates “undue hardships and negative impacts for Vantage and for the mineral owners” Vantage is drilling 16 new gas wells 3000 ft apart in an area that is zoned NR2.

Vantage states “granting the variance is in complete harmony with the purposes of the Moratorium”.

Vantage states “Variance will not be harmful” and “variance has no impact on adjacent uses”.

Permits will be issued for drilling.

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