With the support of neighbors from surrounding communities, Erie residents voiced their concerns about the volatile organic compounds released at the plug & abandon operations near Aspen Ridge Preparatory School and the Kiddie Academy of Erie.
This article is reprinted from the Holiday 2017 issue of Elife.
ac·tiv·ist noun /ˈæk.tə.vɪst/a person who believes strongly in political or social change and takes part in activities such as public protests to try to make this happen http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/activist
Once again, Jennifer Kovaleski from 7News is in Vista Ridge to talk about fracking. This time, it’s the raw natural gas gathering lines being installed within 100 ft of existing homes by Anadarko Petroleum. Once they start building units in the Red Tail Ranch development, homes will be even closer to this line.
The Erie Protectors hosted a community photo shoot to replicate a photo taken by concerned community members in December 2014 to protest Crestone Peak Resources’ activities at the Waste Connections and Pratt sites just north of Vista Ridge in Erie, Colorado. We had a wonderful morning meeting like-minded neighbors opposed to oil & gas activities in our neighborhoods.
Fort Collins resident Kim Miller writes:
Fracking is not good for Colorado. Even with its tough regulations Colorado has experienced earthquakes, a house explosion and continually poor air quality due to fracking and its waste water disposal.
Read the full article at http://www.dailycamera.com/letters/ci_31321776/kim-miller-ritter-romer-should-encourage-renewables-not , and check out the numerous links she’s included to other resources and newsworthy items.
Boulder County residents are mobilizing to show their opposition to a proposal by 8 North LLC, a subsidiary of Extraction Oil & Gas, who plan to drill on lands between Lafayette and Erie.
Jennifer Kovaleski from Denver’s 7NEWS came to Erie to interview two residents about the odors and noise coming from the Pratt site just north of the Vista Ridge development in Erie, Colorado.
On Tuesday, September 12, the Erie town trustees passed an ordinance requiring oil & gas companies to provide maps of all new and existing oil and gas pipelines in the town by October 2018.