Please go to corising.org to find ways to support the Colorado Rising ballot initiative. This is a statewide ballot initiative for a 2500′ setback to oil and gas development. Petitions are due by Aug. 1. There continue to be deaths and injuries from fracking fires and explosions: https://www.denverpost.com/2017/12/06/colorado-oil-gas-explosions-since-firestone-explosion.
The same funders of the individually targeted Facebook ads that helped to elect Trump have also been doing Facebook ads telling lies to Colorado voters in order to get them to vote for fracking and fracking politicians. These oil fracking companies have spent millions trying to convince voters that fracking funds wildlife and gives us […]
Oil co. Anadarko lobbies against bills requiring information being available to the public while saying that they care for threatened homeowners. They spent $ 7 million lobbying for secrecy and to stop regulations. They hired the former senator, former Secy of the Interior, and former and current corporate atty. Salazar to grease the wheels of […]
Leaders in the anti-fracking movement are speaking, after the 4-27-17 pipeline explosion that killed 2 people. pin Front Range Community College Longmont Campus 2121 Miller Dr. Classroom Bldg. Door C-4 Community Rm. https://www.facebook.com/events/105895039964263/ – Dr. Anthony Ingraffea – Professor of Engineering at Cornell University and globally recognized expert on the mechanics of shale gas […]
Link Earth Guardians won their lawsuit in the appeals court that the health and environment should be protected before allowing oil and gas drilling.
Another fracking pipeline constructed by Spectra blew up in April in Pennsylvania. If this new Spectra pipeline blew up where it passes near the Indian Point nuclear power plant, it could cause a catastrophe. Plus, pipelines and drilling for fracked gas pollute the air and water in addition to accelerating global warming. Link
The oil and gas companies are spending over $ 3 million to try to prevent citizens from amending the Colorado constitution. They want to put fracking wells and pipelines next to homes, schools, hospitals. They want to be able to pollute the air and water. Here are some links to good groups and articles: […]
Sunday is the deadline for getting signatures for stopping fracking near homes and schools. LINK to help gather petitions. The pro-oil and gas fracking companies have spent over $ 10 million dollars to stop people from protecting their health so far. They are stacking city councils with pro fracking politicians. They flood politicians […]