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  • When we fight we win!

    Big Win for Grassroots Group as County Board votes to Deny a Permit to Minard Run Oil Company The county board room erupted in applause as the McLean County Board voted 15 to 3 to deny a drilling permit to Minard Run Oil Company from Pennsylvania. “It is really encouraging

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  • Lawsuit Filed Against Illinois Department of Natural Resources

    November 12, 2014- Several Southern Illinois citizens and SAFE (Southern Illinoisans Against Fracturing our Environment) have filed a complaint against the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). Nine violations in total show that rulemaking procedures were not followed as required under Illinois law. Plaintiffs are requesting an injunction be granted

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  • Physician fleeing Pennsylvania gas wells fights Berkshire pipeline

    http://theberkshireedge.com/physician-flees-tracking-fields-pennsylvania/ By Karen Andrews Sunday, Aug 3 Editor’s Note: Karen Andrews has transcribed parts of a Pittsfield Community Television interview of Dr. Mehernosh Kahn on Pittsfield Community Television (see below). He was interviewed by Rachel Branch and Jane Winn of the Berkshire Environmental Action Team. He talked about his assessment of the health

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  • ‘Conclusive Link’ Between Fracking, Aquifer Contamination Found in Texas

    http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2014/06/06-1 Scientists say water samples from Texas man’s well show identical chemical signatures from nearby gas drilling operations - Jon Queally, staff writer Independent scientists who have reviewed a water analysis conducted by state authorities of a Texas resident’s drinking well say the chemical signatures found in the water may

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  • 100 Helpful Resources on the Dangers of Fracking

    http://www.environmentalsciencedegree.com/fracking/

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