PRESS RELEASE 9/23/11
What: Colorado Statewide Rally for Clean Air / Against Fracking
When: Wednesday, September 28th 8:30-9:30 am
Where: Surrounding the Colorado Convention Center, Denver CO
Who: Hundreds of citizens from all over Colorado, from communities that have Already-Been- Been Fracked or are Soon-To- Be- Fracked, grassroots community groups, concerned individuals, local networks of Coloradans dedicated to protecting Colorado's unique and healthy outdoor lifestyle and world renowned environmental richness, Colorado public health and safety and water security for a sustainable future
Why: On the occasion of the regional EPA public hearing on air quality and frackin (oil and gas extraction), taking place at the Colorado Convention Center on Sept 28, from 9am to 9pm.Concerned Coloradans coming to give testimony at the public hearing will welcome the EPA and send a unified clear message to our Governor, our Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and our elected representatives: the fracking frenzy overwhelming Colorado's rural areas, suburbs, and towns must be reigned in, that the Halliburton Loophole must be swiftly closed to allow EPA oversight for public health and safety and air and water quality assessment and determination of scope of harm, that fracking for oil and gas cannot deprive Coloradans of right to health, quality of life, property values, clean air and water security.
Public Statement and Press Conference: 9:00 am , in front of the Convention Center
by representatives of community groups from all over Colorado and by
Weston Wilson, former EPA Environmental Engineer who blew the whistle on
fracking's threat to water in 2004
Visuals: Photos of Colorado fracking devastation, signs, ralliers in gas masks and air
Rally and Press Conference Contact:
Sonia Skakich-Scrima 303-917-5160
What the Frack?! Arapahoe County
WE WILL BE THERE!