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Browsing Archive: December, 2010

Crestview leasing proposal draws concern

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Wednesday, December 15, 2010, In : Mahoning County, OH 

December 12, 2010

“Citing health analyst Dr. Theo Colburn, she said at least half of the chemicals used in fracturing fluid are toxic, including carcinogens, neurotoxins and endocrine disruptors, and well and surface water is at risk of contamination by these materials.”


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Gas drilling poisoning people, pets and the planet

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, In : Mahoning County, OH 

Novemer 22, 2010
Julia Fuhrman Davis,
North Lima
"It makes me scared, sad and sick that local land owners are signing away their mineral rights to gas drilling companies that were “granted explicit exemption — despite dissent within the EPA — from the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act,” called the Halliburton Loophole, according to Vanity Fair, and can bypass all local zoning laws in Ohio, house bill 278."
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