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GOOD NEWS! Small Town Fracking Victory Makes Waves Across the Country

Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, conservation, fracking, regulations, GoodNews, government, green, politics, protection, water, healthconditions )

- 1432 days ago -
Last month, the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, New York, represented by Earthjustice, triumphed over the fracking industry after the state's highest court ruled that the towns can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry within their borders.

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Teresa W (782)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 6:37 am
great news

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 7:21 am
Never lose hope! Thx Cal

Sue H (7)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 8:09 am
BRAVO! Hope this opens the door for more cities/towns to use zoning laws.

Cynthia Davis (340)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 8:48 am
I hope this spreads like wildfire.

Stephen D (58)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 11:40 am
Good for them ! keep the momentum going! ty Cal

pam w (139)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 3:04 pm
Hooray for them!

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 4:00 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting, Cal. Sure needed to read some good news right now.

Catrin Schuetz (48)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 4:12 pm
Good news !

Katie & Bill D (107)
Sunday July 20, 2014, 10:49 pm
Oh yes good news! That's just the first , other's can see what they can do too! Great!
Thank You

Frances Darcy (133)
Monday July 21, 2014, 1:50 am
Great ...Ido hope this spreads throughout the land...

Edo R (71)
Monday July 21, 2014, 2:09 am
Thank you for sharing!

Katherine May Williams (0)
Monday July 21, 2014, 6:09 am
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