The town council in Flower Mound is scheduled to vote tonight on a gas drilling moratorium.
If it's enacted, the town would ban new gas drilling permits until the state finished a study of potentially toxic air pollution near gas drilling sites. A lot of local residents are_concerned about tests showing benzene and other chemicals near gas wells. So far, Flower Mound is the only community actually discussing a ban or slowdown on gas drilling.
Read below the jump to see the story from the Dallas Morning News.