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Environmental Coalition Hold Rally to Encourage Senator Portman to take a stand on Fracking in the Wayne National Forest

The Federal Government has expanded it's destructive sweetheart deal with energy conglomerates to lease National Forest land for fracking in the Wayne National Forest. They have added an additional 2,000 acres of leases to the oil and gas leases auctioned off late last year that permit fracking the Ohio River Watershed within a few hundred yards of the water supply of major cities including Cincinnati and Louisville.

 

Clinton Campaign Issues Statement in Support of the Continued Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline as Torture of Protestors Escalates

The Clinton campaign issued a terse but seemingly evenly w orded statement ordering Native People and their allies to cease effective resistance as the human rights abuses carried out by the Morton County Sheriffs Department in North Dakota Escalate. The Morton County Sheriff's department is currently supported by the Hennepin County Sherrif's Department of Minneapolis and 19 other agencies under the overall command of the North Dakota Tactical Operations Center.

 

Breaking Attack has begun on Dakota Access Pipeline Protestors North Dakota State Police and Hennepin County Sheriffs

It is just after noon in North Dakota on October 27 and the planned attack has begun on the protest encampment against the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Bakken Oil Fields. Police have shutdown most cellular internet access. Multiple sources report that live streaming video was interupted and could no longer be uploaded just as the assault began.

 

Wayne National Forest Fracking is really Ohio River Fracking

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has recently announced that it will permit oil and gas drilling by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Marietta section of the Wayne National Forest. The proposal, which would release 1,600 acres in 33 lots to the environmentally destructive process, has been met with ongoing opposition from environmental groups. What the mainstream press has not reported is that 9 of those 33 lots are within a half mile of the Little Muskingum or Ohio Rivers. 5 of those seven lots are withing a quarter mile and all are within four miles of one of the two rivers.

 

Oil and Gas Industry Push Poll Aims to Manipulate Youngstown Ohio Voters

Over the last five years, the Youngstown, Ohio region has suffered over 700 man-made earthquakes, an illegal dumping of fracking waste into our river, accidental spills that destroyed private ponds and a small wetland, the trucking of radioactive solid fracking-waste into a low-income neighborhood and shale-gas fracking in the Safe Drinking Water Source Protection Area of our water supply, the Meander Reservoir.

 

North Dakota Governor supports Energy Giant against Native American protestors, cuts off water, steals toilets

The now under construction Bakken pipeline, also termed the North Dakota access pipeline, is slated to stretch from the Bakken shale fields of North Western North Dakota to a terminal in Illinois. The oil that will flow down the pipeline will eventually feed Southern and Eastern markets, specifically including Ohio. The oil will be blasted out of the ground via hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.