During a Town Meeting in Ridgefield this week, residents approved a fracking waste ban. More than 100 people turned out to vote on Wednesday. The newly adopted ordinance makes the storage, disposal, sale, or processing of waste from natural gas or oil extraction prohibited within Ridgefield. Violators could be fined 250 dollars, sent a “Cease and Desist” order and could be ordered to remediate any damage done to land, road, building, water other asset, public or private, within Ridgefield. The ordinance proposal was prompted by a petition submitted by residents.