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ACTION ALERT: Small Town Polluted By Fracking Now Denied Clean Water By EPA! PLEASE SIGN !


Green Lifestyle  (tags: fracking, small town, communties, threatened, clean water, ecoystems, protection, laws )

Simone
- 931 days ago - forcechange.com
In 2008, residents of Dimock, PA, began complaining that their wells had been contaminated and unsafe for consumption when the Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation began fracking nearby. The water was cloudy and reeked of chemicals.



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Mary Riley (939)
Sunday January 8, 2012, 7:17 pm
These kinds of stories need to be on the front page of our newspapers every day. We need to expose and stop this craziness!!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday January 9, 2012, 9:08 am
2x, TU
 

Dave C. (213)
Monday January 9, 2012, 10:32 am
thanks...
 

Nino U. (17)
Monday January 9, 2012, 2:22 pm
+
 

. (0)
Monday January 9, 2012, 4:05 pm
Signed.
 

Holly Lawrence (473)
Monday January 9, 2012, 4:09 pm
Geez.. more folks need to be made aware ...
 

Val G. (102)
Monday January 9, 2012, 8:18 pm
Done, ty simone...
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (277)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:17 am
DONE TY SIMONE
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:58 am
Signed in support against Fracking..thanks Simone!
 

Arild Warud (159)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:50 am
Signed,thanks Simone.
 

tammy B. (52)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 3:10 am
Signed, Noted. Thank you Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 3:11 am
knowledge is not power its empowering lets be empowered
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Raymond G. (12)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 3:50 am
Noted and signed.
 

Joe R. (189)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 4:03 am
I'm afraid this won't be the last time we hear a story like this one. Signed and noted.
 

Brittany D. (28)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 4:31 am
signed
 

Esther Z. (101)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 6:32 am
Noted and signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 9:47 am
Noted & Signed
Thank you
 

Kristina C. (73)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 10:20 am
signed and noted. Thank you for bring this to the public attention.
 

Vicky P. (462)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 10:52 am
S and N
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:31 pm
Signed & noted. If the goverment would quit taking kickbacks maybe it would all end
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:39 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Lisa Neste (695)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:40 pm
Signed, thanks Simone.
 

Phillip I. (67)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:47 pm
Send bottles of the stuff to the epa (spits on the ground). If the USPS is reluctant to allow toxic waste, just assure them that their government says it's ok.....
 

Piers G. (3)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:49 pm
Signed and thanks
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:52 pm
Gladly Signed. Here in Texas that is normal to see with tap water. Sometimes it smell like rotten eggs or worse. Even the outside air in some locations.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 12:54 pm
What was that country song... 'Glenwood Canyon'? 'But it was only a matter of time' before the mining companies wrecked the pristine canyon and left the river running all sorts of colours. Cue up ZAKAS 'Tremble Tremor' for even more details. 'It's not nice to s!!!w mother nature!' Making the town water supply like th Cuyahoga Ohio burning polluted river is not cool. Ban the chemical additives used for 'fracking' or ban 'fracking'!
 

Patricia E. G. (50)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 1:48 pm
Noted & Signed
With Disgust
Thank you Simone
 

Rockney V. (3)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 1:50 pm
When will Humans learn to live in harmony with the Earth, the animals, Forrest, Gods Creation and each other !
Big CO.'s or not - we are all "people" - who should care for each other and all God has created.
 

Gary A L. (132)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:09 pm
signed and noted money talks but people power can make a difference
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:13 pm
Thanks Simone.
 

Nancy Roussy (79)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:17 pm
Signed, thank you!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:26 pm
Signed.
 

Alice B. (241)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:39 pm
NOTED & SIGNED. This is TERRIFYING and the crapitalist 1%ers look to force Fracking throughout the nation and elsewhere in the world - we already don't have enough water for the human beings in the world let alone population growth, animal and wildlife needs - let alone cleanup from human industry 'accidents' like FUKUSHIMA.
 

Jean C. (18)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 2:49 pm
Kudos to Obama on the Grand Canyon save. Now where's he on this one?
 

Muriel Servaege (39)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 3:01 pm
This has to be stopped. Why is it necessary to make petitions to put an end to such situations???
 

Alison A. (229)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 3:42 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Simone.
 

Dawn Mason (105)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 4:36 pm
Signed and noted!
 

Debra Holliday (38)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 4:41 pm
When are we going to stand up and shout for alternative energy, so these things won't happen? I know people on this site already do, but I've got friends that don't think anythings wrong! Unbelievable.
 

Debra Van Way (12)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 4:52 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks.
 

Roxann Shadrick (15)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 5:04 pm
Signed and Noted.
 

William Y. (54)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 5:45 pm
signed & noted. Fracking needs to be stopped.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 6:34 pm
Signed. Thanks, Simone! We must all press our members of Congress to support green energy technology and research. We must also make sure that all the benefits just don't flow upward to the 1% profit--we in the 99% must be on equal ground, so it doesn't end up only in the pockets of ExxonMobil, Halliburton and the rest.
 

Eddie O. (95)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 7:42 pm
How truly pathetic!!! We as a country putting greed and money ahead of people's health, drinking water, and fresh air. We should be so ashamed and must demand that this stop. The heartlessness of some people is truly unbelievable.
 

Sandy G. (35)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 8:14 pm
Signed.
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 8:57 pm
Thanks for the article.
Noted and signed.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 9:17 pm
noted and signed
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 9:38 pm
SIGNED
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday January 10, 2012, 11:44 pm
Signed and noted thanks
 

Shan D. (49)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 4:30 am
We've had this sort of response a lot here in Alberta due to the oil and gas wells. The "environment" ministers in the government don't give a damn about saving the environment or peoples' health. Their job is to see how best they can *exploit* the environment! And if people get sick? Why, it must be a pre-existing condition, or hypochondria, or just plain lying - even if you die!
 

Roxana Cortijo (175)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 5:29 am
Noted and signed.
 

Gary C. (5)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 6:41 am
BAN FRACKING WORLDWIDE!!!! This insidious practice has got to stop... Governments around the world have got to start and stand up to these big gas and oil companies instead of protecting them before they lay waste to this planet.. Peoples health is far more important than the pursuit of the almighty dollar we just have to convince our politicians worldwide of this. The only thing that concerns big gas and oil is their bottom lines ,they're not worried about the little man and where he gets his water....
 

laura r. (6)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 7:31 am
FRACKING is a freaking nightmare .
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 8:20 am
NO! First, Cabot Oil is solely responsible for the lack of drinking water along with Dick Cheney. Second, it was the State of PA, not the US EPA, that let Cabot off the hook for accountability for the problem it created. Third, just which other protection programs do you want the US EPA to cut to come up with the money to supply the water with EVERY Repug/Tea Bagged member of the US House and Senate cutting EPA funding while trying to close it down permanently. You want to petition some one to supply the water petition the State of PA to hold Cabot accountable for eliminating the water. This is a case where the State of PA has abridged its responsibility for its citizens not the Federal government and obviously it is necessary to remind all of you that thanks to Bush/Cheney the EPA and the federal government has no authority to investigate or regulate Fracking. If the people of PA want this problem corrected they need to force the Government of PA to do its job.
 

Jennifer M. (78)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 10:13 am
Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 12:00 pm
signed. So much these days is blatantly out in the open ANIMAL FARM. We the people have sat back for so long allowing the greediest and most materialistic destroyers of Mother Earth get their big money + achieve their great power, (an illusion) that they no longer bother to keep all of this under wraps any longer. Are we the sheep?
 

DORIS L. (61)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 12:09 pm
Signed.
 

Eddie O. (95)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 12:58 pm
Here’s a petition to help support Bernie Sanders efforts to overturn “Citizens United”. Please visit and sign for the sake of our democracy. Thanks, Eddie

http://democracyforamerica.com/activities/726?akid=1599.1798323.NcvkYx&rd=1&t=1
 

Donna Hamilton (135)
Wednesday January 11, 2012, 4:50 pm
Signed.
 

Cindy Black (61)
Friday January 13, 2012, 12:16 am
I've heard several stories about small towns whose residents want the $$$ that Big Frack promises them so badly that, despite the many horror stories they hear about the dangers of fracking, they go ahead and sign on the dotted line anyway. Then they're basically screwed, and Big Frack holds their feet to the fire.

I am glad to hear of situations like this one because that's exactly what it'll take for people to finally get the message: fracking causes more problems than it's worth! I signed the petition, of course...
 

Ana R (220)
Sunday January 15, 2012, 2:08 am
Done.
Thank you, Simone!
 

Yvonne F. (163)
Monday January 16, 2012, 10:47 am
Noteed and singed! Thanks
 

Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Friday January 27, 2012, 11:30 am
I wonder when human beings will stop destroying their environment - and themselves. Are we such a silly species? It goes without saying that I signed, but is this enough? How can we learn to stop exploiting the planet?
 
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