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The city of Denton is now free of the state’s legal crosshairs. 

The Texas General Land Office has dropped its lawsuit against the North Texas city’s obliterated ban on hydraulic fracturing and moratorium on new gas drilling, officially resolving all litigation over the local vote, which made international headlines.

Maria Richards, a researcher at Southern Methodist University's Geothermal Laboratory, talks with StateImpact Texas about geothermal power and why it's gotten a cold shoulder in the Lone Star state.