Sunday, May 20, 2012

STOP FRACKING IN ERIE, CO - Dear Governor Hickenlooper

Across the country hydraulic fracturing has endangered the health of countless children.  Air emissions related to fracking can lead to asthma, diabetes, cognitive deficits, premature birth and more.  A study done by the Colorado School of Public Health found that residents living within a half mile of a fracking operation were more likely to develop cancer.  We, the undersigned, stand with the mothers of Erie Colorado in demanding that you immediately block all drilling operations at the Canyon Creek well pad near local elementary schools.
Click here to read Mark Ruffalo's op-ed in the Denver Post about Encana's reckless disregard for the health and safety of children in Erie. Click here to learn more about Erie Rising, the grassroots group the mothers of Erie formed to protect communities from the effects of natural gas drilling.

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