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ALERT Project

Documenting human health impacts of exposure to crude oil, tar sands oil, and fracking activities through education, testing & treatment of at-risk populations.
Strengthening policies to protect the public and our workers from oil and chemical exposures. Continue reading

05Mar/15
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Would You Dump Your Trash In A Neighbor’s Yard? Produced Water Headed to Nebraska

2.2 Billion. That is an estimated 2,200,000,000 gallons of waste water or “produced water” coming out of Colorado fracking wells in 2012 alone, as reported by Environment America. We know that the number of wells increased by about 10% to 53,288 in January of 2015, so the number is probably about 2.6 billion gallons of toxic water that must be disposed of this year. Continue reading

02Mar/15
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Message from Kaye Fissinger

Kaye Fissinger wrote the following and presented it to Americans Against Fracking to inform them of the work being done here in Colorado.

As growing scientific evidence continues to tie hydraulic fracturing to negative health, property and environmental impacts, concerned people from across Colorado have joined together to redouble efforts to protect Coloradans from this extreme gas and oil extraction method. Yesterday, people representing a broad base of businesses, health, community, environmental, faith, youth and social justice organizations gathered in Denver to launch “Coloradans Against Fracking,” a coalition highlighting the failure of Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force to produce legislative recommendations that will protect Coloradans from fracking. Continue reading