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Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

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The oil and gas industry is snatching up hundreds of thousands of acres of mineral rights to increase fracking all over the state, and as a result, the Great Lakes--and the waterways that flow into them--are being put at risk of water contamination

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Animae C (516)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:59 am
Let's Keep the Great Lakes Safe
Thank you for taking action on this important issue.

3100 S. Winter St. Adrian, MI 49221

. (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 6:02 am
Signed and Noted.

pam w (139)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:17 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:29 am
Signed-thx Cher

Karen Gee (97)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:36 am

Rachael Moore (55)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:42 am
Message sent ~ Thank you Cher & AniMae Chi.

David C (131)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 7:57 am
signed, thanks.

Mary T (358)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 8:02 am
Thank you Cher - noted

Sue H (7)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:49 am
Message sent, thanks.

Waltraud U (85)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 10:51 am
noted ty

Katya Pavlova (174)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 10:59 am
signed !!!

Nicole L (79)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 12:23 pm

Emma S (239)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 12:41 pm
Wouldn't let me sign - sorry.

Kamia T (89)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 12:44 pm
Noted and Signed. Fracking is even MORE destructive of not only water, geological zones and life than Keystone, if that's possible. It needs to stop everywhere NOW!

Dianne D (490)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:04 pm

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:38 pm
Noted. But what about this: ExxonMobil's CEO wants to frack your backyard, but is protesting fracking in his.

ExxonMobil's CEO: Anti-fracking activist?
Sign the petition to ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson:
"You have our support in your fight to protect your Texas horse ranch from the dangerous impacts of fracking. But we need your help to protect people everywhere from fracking, not just your backyard. Use your power as the CEO of America's largest natural gas producer to fight for a ban on fracking."

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ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson just became the highest-profile anti-fracking activist in the world.

Even though he is the CEO of one of the largest fracking companies in the world, Tillerson is suing to block a fracking development near his Texas horse ranch because it would create a "noise nuisance and traffic hazards."1 2

The situation is rich with irony, but the truth is that Rex Tillerson is right: He shouldn't have to cope with the horrendous local impacts of fracking. Nobody should. And as the CEO of America's largest natural gas producer, he has tremendous power to protect communities across the country from fracking.

Tell ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson: Fight fracking everywhere, not just in your backyard. Click here to sign the petition automatically.

Tillerson's lawsuit concerns a water tower near his property which, if built, would supply nearby fracking operations. Tillerson and his neighbors are suing to block the construction of the tower, arguing that the presence of heavy trucks hauling water to fracking sites would devalue their properties.3

Tillerson's ranch is in Bartonville, in Denton County right outside of Forth Worth, on top of the infamous Barnett shale. Fracking operations in North Texas', many of them owned by ExxonMobil, have had devastating effects on the health and safety of Tillerson's neighbors. It's no surprise, then, that Tillerson isn't the only Texan fighting to protect his home from fracking.

In the city of Denton, where some fracked wells are less than 200 feet from suburban homes, residents are organizing to place a fracking ban on the city's ballot.4 5 Dallas residents passed a de facto ban on fracking, preventing XTO, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, from fracking in the city limits.6 Hundreds of North Texas residents have stormed Texas Railroad Commission hearings to demand that the commission shut down fracking wastewater injection wells that residents believe are causing earthquakes.7

But instead of using his considerable wealth and political influence to help his neighbors fight fracking, Tillerson has vocally backed fracking -- unless, of course, it might impact the market value of his multimillion-dollar horse ranch. Tillerson's hypocrisy is truly shameful. And the best way to call it out is to admit that he's right: Not even Rex Tillerson deserves to be fracked.

Tell ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson: Fight fracking everywhere, not just in your backyard. Click here to sign the petition automatically.

Zack Malitz, Campaign Manager
CREDO Action from Working Assets

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Learn more about this campaign

1. Rebecca Leber, "Exxon CEO Comes Out Against Fracking Project Because It Will Affect His Property Values," ThinkProgress, February 21, 2014
2. Amy Silverstein, "Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is Suing to Stop a Fracking Development Outside Dallas," Dallas Observer, February 21, 2014
3. Daniel Gilbert, "Exxon CEO Joins Suit Citing Fracking Concerns," Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2014
4. Julie Dermansky, "Welcome to Gasland: Denton, Texas Residents Face Fracking Impacts From EagleRidge Energy," DeSmogBlog, December 5, 2013
5. Denton Drilling Awareness Group 6. Andrew Breiner, "Did Dallas Just Ban Fracking?" ThinkProgress, December 5, 2013
7. Nicholas Sakelaris, "Railroad commission will not halt injection wells in Azle area," Dallas Business Journal, J

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:39 pm
Here is the link:

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 1:47 pm
Unable to sign, but signed Nils Anders' petition. Thank you.

Thomas C (2)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 2:06 pm

Val M (82)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 2:38 pm
N&S. (thank you AniMae) Will sign Nils' petition, too.

Christine Farrell (3)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:04 pm
I'd love to add my name and support - but your petition doesn't allow for other continents and/or countries.

Vicki Messier (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 4:37 pm
Let's keep our lakes Clean...Signed!

Kathleen R (138)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 4:45 pm
noted, signed Nils Ander's petition.

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:04 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cher and AniMaeChi

Ondine J (134)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:08 pm
Signed Nils too, thanks

. (0)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:10 pm
message sent

Dori C (17)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:12 pm

S J (130)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 5:15 pm
done, thanks

Betty Kelly (4)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:07 pm
PLEASE STOP FRACKING. Fracking contaminates our water & posins our soil. Michigan please don't expose the Great Lakes to this danger. There is nothing that can be fracked up that is worth destroying our water.

Lloyd H (46)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:15 pm
Let's see the Good people of Michigan in their collective wisdom put a Repug Rick Snyder in as Governor, a Repug Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, a Repug Attorney General Bill Schuette, the MI house is 54% Repug and the MI Senate is 68% Repug so just who the hell do you think is going to Stop Fracking in MI. Elections have consequences and Karma is a bitch. What more can one say other than it pretty much looks like Michigan getting just what it wanted or should have expected. Perhaps by the time MI voters have evolved enough to not vote against their bests interests the environment will not be a desolate waste land.

Thomas C (2)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 9:59 pm
I'd like to second Lloyd H's remarks and totally agree that voting for wholly owned corporate criminal stooges will get you poison air, water, and soil, not to mention poison food and increasingly disastrous weather events. When you vote for these sociopaths, you get exactly what you deserve.

Fran F (118)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 10:50 pm
Noted. Unable to sign, but will sign Nils' petition.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 11:35 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)

Colleen L (3)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 11:52 pm
Sorry I can't sign this one. Not in the area. But have signed many others. Thanks Cher

Sherri G (128)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:42 am
Signed and Noted TY Cher. Stop "Fracking" World Wide it is destroying this planet.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 12:58 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cher.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 5:09 am
Stop exploiting our homeland

Sara P (57)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 7:33 am
US only but thanks Cher.

Yvonne F (181)
Wednesday February 26, 2014, 8:18 am
Nod!!! US only, can't sign!!!! Thanks Cher

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 12:44 am
noted and signed

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 7:12 am
Noted and signed. TY Cher

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Saturday March 1, 2014, 5:28 am
note, signed, shared on fb, twitter & google+, thx.
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