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Opponents to Fracking Disclosure Take Big Money From Industry

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Monday, January 17, 2011,
Friday 14 January 2011

 A back-of-the-envelope analysis of campaign finance dollars contributed to the members of Congress who are speaking out on the issue shows that the Natural Gas Caucus received 19 times more money from the oil and gas industry between 2009 and 2010 than the group who signed Rep. Hinchey’s letter. According to data from Open Secrets, the 32 members against disclosure received $1,742,572. The average contribution from the oil and gas sector to individuals from that group...
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Children are especially vulnerable to air quality

Posted by Info@ NEOGAP on Sunday, January 2, 2011, In : North Lima, OH 
"Daily exposure can lead to… asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other pulmonary disorders… Children are especially vulnerable.”

 "The industry is exempt from many of our nation’s most important environmental laws, including the Safe Drinking Water Act and part of the Clean Water Act."


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