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North Dakota Fracking Co Slapped With $2.1mn Fine Over Pollution of Native American Reservation


Business  (tags: usa, North Dakota, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, Environmental Protection Agency, North Dakota oil drilling company, Slawson Exploration Co, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, vapor, storage tanks )

Evelyn
- 806 days ago - rt.com
"This settlement puts Next Generation Compliance technologies to work to reduce air pollution across communities in North Dakota, including on tribal lands" Fine 2.1mn AND agreed to spend about $4.1 million system upgrades + $2mn to fund environment ...



   

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Past Member (0)
Friday January 6, 2017, 1:07 pm
YAY - clap hands!
 

Philippa Powers (10)
Friday January 6, 2017, 3:07 pm
Noted. Thanks, Evelyn. About time!! **doing a happy dance and singing**
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Friday January 6, 2017, 3:58 pm
Shared article all over social media and also added to the 15+ active facebook groups, Evelyn.
 

William C (0)
Saturday January 7, 2017, 5:48 pm
Thank you.
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Saturday January 7, 2017, 6:29 pm
perhaps enough fines will stop fracking.
 

Anne F (17)
Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:26 pm
thanks for post -
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday January 7, 2017, 11:38 pm
Rshared over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 4:08 am
We should work for the long run instead
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 8:54 am
Using a Drumpf strategy is a great idea. Sue them all. Drumpf them!
 

W. C (7)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 10:03 am
Thank you.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 12:41 pm
Reshared over social media to raise and spread awareness
 

Jeff Creech (64)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 12:50 pm
Noted. That fine is a drop in the ocean to them. It ain't nearly enough to clean up all the mess they make.
 

Evelyn B (63)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 1:06 pm
True, Jeff! But it's a start!

Hasn't happened often in the US (not much elsewhere, either ...)
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 1:37 pm
I pray that they get fined to the fullest. Thanks Evelyn
 

Birgit W (160)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 1:45 pm
Wonderful news! Thanks for sharing Evelyn.
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 2:01 pm
Thanks
 

Gloria H (88)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 2:07 pm
This is peanuts compared to the $ they rake in each time we go to the gas station.
 

Eleonora Oldani (37)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 2:23 pm

Great news, thanks Evelyn - although I agree ... this is just a drop in the ocean. They wont even feel it. But as a starter it's not too bad ...
 

Lenore K (0)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 2:28 pm
ok
 

Kay M (46)
Sunday January 8, 2017, 8:38 pm
Good evening and thank you for this article - it is about time- this should happen in OKLAHOMA also -these poor citizens are losing their homes to extreme earth quakes created by the DARN FRACKING OPERATIONS IN THAT STATE----there is no insurance to repair the homes- you can not sell the homes- they are not safe to live in- so you have to pay the mortgage and live out of your car -or in a tent in the back yards -so you can protect your possessiions from looters ---Here in LOUISIANA we are trying to fight off all attempts to frack here -for fear of fracking contaminating our ground water- wells and wild wet lands- KEEP FIGHTING -NEVER GIVE UP OR GIVE IN----To these repug- trump clan of alt right-kkk-white nazi-skin heads-they want to push all of these horrific things down out throats ----sincerely KAY M.
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday January 9, 2017, 12:57 am
Reshared over social media to raise and spread awareness
 

Janet B (0)
Monday January 9, 2017, 6:37 pm
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Monday January 9, 2017, 11:15 pm
Thanks
 

Melania Padilla (123)
Tuesday January 10, 2017, 8:22 am
Awesome!
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday January 10, 2017, 6:42 pm
Thanks
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Tuesday January 10, 2017, 10:51 pm
Thanks
 

Beth M (138)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 12:59 pm
Unfortunately, Trumpass wants to get rid of the EPA and put an Native-American bigot in charge of Indian Affairs. Things cannot get much worse.
 

Peggy B (43)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 4:46 pm
Good news.
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 6:25 pm
Thanks
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 7:56 pm
never stop the battle against fracking it must be banned from our planet.
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 10:38 pm
It is a start but not enough.
 

Margie FOURIE (148)
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 10:48 pm
Thanks again
 

Joanne p (13)
Thursday January 12, 2017, 7:38 am
ty
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday January 12, 2017, 10:46 am
Reshared over social media to raise and spread awareness
 

Lenore K (0)
Thursday January 12, 2017, 1:21 pm
ok
 

TOM TREE (247)
Friday January 13, 2017, 2:08 pm
VERY KEWL ! Thank You for Sharing .....
AWESOME !! Thanks
 

Judy C (91)
Saturday January 14, 2017, 12:08 am
This fine is better than nothing, but it's a mere slap on the wrist to this corporation. Slawson Exploration Company should be criminally liable for the harm that they have done to the health of the people on the Fort Berthold Reservation. It appears they were reckless and negligent, and it's truly disgusting.
 

Chun Lai T (0)
Thursday January 19, 2017, 6:31 am
ty
 

George L (0)
Tuesday January 31, 2017, 7:00 am
thanks for posting!
 
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