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Dona Sue LaSchiava
Dona Sue LaSchiava

It is appallingly apathetic that this petition was started over 30 days ago and only 43 people have signed on! Isn't anyone reposting this? Come on! Just what heinous tragedy has to occur before people will start worrying more about the devastating ecological threats being jammed down our throats than being "politically correct" with the people in our lives!

"All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men [and women] to do nothing." Edmund Burke.

Kristien Pottie
Kristien Pottie
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

I don't understand as well. People don't seem to feel very concerned....

Joy Smith
Joy Smith
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

You're right.

Gina Drosdak Gillespie-Robertshaw
Gina Drosdak Gillespie-Robertshaw
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

Donna.....Too many people are not familiar with fracking, which is probably the reason for the low amount of signatures. I live in PA, where they allowed it without putting strict regulations in place first--and now the problems are beginning to surface. It all comes down to $$....Yes, people need work and money--but at what cost?

William Spires
William Spires
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

I understand what is happening, people are waking up and realizing the scam the EPA and the liberals are running to get their name in the headlines and making things up. If Obama and the democrat liberals would stop interfering with any use of America's natural resources that are plentiful then fracking would be a total last resort and would probably never happen because if we used the readily available oil in the country, that would save the economy long enough to get a real alternative to...

I understand what is happening, people are waking up and realizing the scam the EPA and the liberals are running to get their name in the headlines and making things up. If Obama and the democrat liberals would stop interfering with any use of America's natural resources that are plentiful then fracking would be a total last resort and would probably never happen because if we used the readily available oil in the country, that would save the economy long enough to get a real alternative to fossil fuels instead of wasting our entire future and trillions of dollars to reward the democrat donor companies with their hopeless strategy which are going bankrupt daily at we and our ancestors expense for the next 2 or 3 generations. As far as the pollution from fracking, if the EPA can't find enough to warrant shutting every thing down then they will pump it into the area all the while they are experimenting on human guinea pigs(of course the media neglected to report on them), to prove the particles and gases in the atmosphere are making people sick.

Carole Di Tosti
Carole Di Tosti
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

I and many others have been protesting about this for months...months. There have been hearings and all sorts of petitions about this that many have signed. Do you support any environmental groups? Riverkeeper? Clearwater? Greenpeace? These groups have sent out petitions. I have FBooked the governor a number of times about this and my state senators. Many are protesting this. Glad you finally found out.

John Goss
John Goss
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

I've tried to sign and the 'Sign the Petition' button is disabled. Neither is it working for a colleague who I posted it too. Perhaps that's the reason so few signatures.

Nizamuddin Ameerally
Nizamuddin Ameerally
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

True, so true. You are correct in your thinking

Brenton Rittberger
Brenton Rittberger
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

Maybe people are scared ,Here in Australia Coal Seam gas is being heralded by politicians as the great job creator and ecconomic boom.The corporations involved want more money now and fouling our drinking water forever and destroying arible land is just "collateral damage"(heard that before)

Vendela Taylor
Vendela Taylor
  • Dona Sue LaSchiava

just before I saw the check which was of $8082, I didn't believe ...that...my mother in law woz like they say trully bringing in money in their spare time from there pretty old laptop.. there sisters roommate had bean doing this 4 only a year and just now repayed the depts on there home and got a top of the range Renault 5. we looked here, >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ARMY5.COM

Rocky Juneau
Rocky Juneau

I love the hipster movement. My economy an the ability to feed my family and heat my home depends on it. Imagine a world with no hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil reserves. Who doesn't like 120 dollar oil and 12-15 dollar natural gas. This guy thinks its a great idea as it keeps me gainfully employed. We have been fracturing up here in Canada now since 1965 with little to no grief. Lets not just ban fracturing in New York lets take it a step further and ban it completely in the...

I love the hipster movement. My economy an the ability to feed my family and heat my home depends on it. Imagine a world with no hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil reserves. Who doesn't like 120 dollar oil and 12-15 dollar natural gas. This guy thinks its a great idea as it keeps me gainfully employed. We have been fracturing up here in Canada now since 1965 with little to no grief. Lets not just ban fracturing in New York lets take it a step further and ban it completely in the lower 48. Drive natural resource prices up to where they should be. Who cares if everyone south of the border goes broke, this is a win win for everyone. Keeps America dependent on Canada and the Middle East for natural resources and once we start sending our resources to places like china and India it's really going to drive prices up. This way we can ensure alberta has free healthcare for generations to come. So do us a favor and ban it completely. Please!!!!

Ryan Bellerose
Ryan Bellerose
  • Rocky Juneau

fraccing northern alberta is worlds different than fraccing in a populated area Rocky,

Rocky Juneau
Rocky Juneau
  • Rocky Juneau

How do you explain the Medicine Hat deal? Been fraccing down there right in town now for about 40 years. Or the big fracs that take place out in Priddis and brag creek? Pretty much right in the city of Calgary. Or out in Enoch on the reserve within Edmonton city limits.... Those are fairy big cities and you don't hear about anything ba happening. Keep in mind as well that gas fraccing in Medicine Hat happens at about 700 vertical meters (2100ft). A lot less separating the water table in southern alberta than in New York, PA and West Virginia.

Ryan Bellerose
Ryan Bellerose
  • Rocky Juneau

you understand what it means when i talk about population density right? new york state is nothing like either northern or southern alberta.

Rocky Juneau
Rocky Juneau
  • Rocky Juneau

I have done hydraulic fracture treatments at as little as 400m. There have been 3 proven cases in alberta that CBM fracturing has contaminated ground water. But your essentially forcing a gas into the ground at high rates and pressure. One of those was linked to bad cement, and 2 if those were because of fracture operations at 100m below surface. 300 feet. Botom of the water table was at 65m. Surface casing was set at around 82m. That's cuttin it to close for comfort.

Rocky Juneau
Rocky Juneau
  • Rocky Juneau

I know exactly what you mean when you say population density, it is crazy out there. However if fracturing is in fact causing groundwater contamination then they need to look at regulations, not bans. Regulate the industry like Canada. I know it's hard for a lot of Americans to grasp that the Canadian oilpatch is light years ahead of the US they should be in fact taking notes and learning.

Pedro Calvillo Serrano
Pedro Calvillo Serrano

Es que los seres humanos hemos perdido el poco seso que nos quedaba, la fractura hidráulica para coseguir combustibles fósiles es un autentico suicidio, y no es rentable el combustible que se saque, comparado con el daño medioambiental sin remedio que se produce. Porque no invertir en renovables que crean riqueza, empleo y no daña el medio ambiente y por más serán la energía del futuro.

Charles French
Charles French

Ban fracing would drive the cost of oil to $200 per barrell then you will be screaming about the price of gasoline, thousands of wells have been fraced you would think we all would be dead by now.

Mary Wolford
Mary Wolford

I would like to help against this hurting of the earth.

Connie Klein
Connie Klein

I live in PA, so I know how dangerous and not needed this is. It has to be stopped and quickly.

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond

there are so many lies and mistruths in the explanation of fracking its dangerous.

Carole Di Tosti
Carole Di Tosti

Water seeks water. As long as there is the potential for leakage, there is the possibility. As long as there is the possibility, there is a probability. As long as there is a probability, then there is the eventual inevitability. All of this is unless the corporations can be trusted, the government can be trusted to use proper preventative methods. Can we trust the government? the corporations? the enforcement of rigorous standards...to one individual payoff to look the other way? Is human...

Water seeks water. As long as there is the potential for leakage, there is the possibility. As long as there is the possibility, there is a probability. As long as there is a probability, then there is the eventual inevitability. All of this is unless the corporations can be trusted, the government can be trusted to use proper preventative methods. Can we trust the government? the corporations? the enforcement of rigorous standards...to one individual payoff to look the other way? Is human nature corruptible? There needs to be punishment that fits the crime. So as people drink poisoned water, so must the CEO of the fracking corporation, if the cement leaks drink poisoned water. No...that is considered barbaric. Well, so is the corporate mentality that would create a situation where there could be leakage of poison in the poorest regions of NY state and Penn. impacting those who don't care if they are poisoned because they need the work/money. They have little imagination. Can they not see the potential impact of this on their children? And what of the water supply in the state...it won't be compromised? And if it is? What is our recourse? The company will be sanctioned to go bankrupt...out of business...in this global economy? The company may do as it pleases elsewhere and it won't go bankrupt...when it should not be in business. The matter is extremely complicated. If we expect the government and corporations to not be in bed with one another, we are crazy. Pity the poor people of the region and plan to move out of NY upstate....or wherever you get your water from...water seeks its own, remember.

Lisa Cortinas
Lisa Cortinas

refuse negativity! change your message to one of positive change do not reinforce negativity by focusing your will on it.... same idea different POSITIVE WORDS... work FOR what you want... to focus on the negative adds to it... What is it you do want from this... give me a solution and share your solution not your problem... we know the problem... we are the problem... help us with your solution to our problem... it is really easy to recognize a problem,,,, but very hard to see a solution we...

refuse negativity! change your message to one of positive change do not reinforce negativity by focusing your will on it.... same idea different POSITIVE WORDS... work FOR what you want... to focus on the negative adds to it... What is it you do want from this... give me a solution and share your solution not your problem... we know the problem... we are the problem... help us with your solution to our problem... it is really easy to recognize a problem,,,, but very hard to see a solution we need your eyes helping us find the solution... not the problem... move to the next step... what is your answerr?

Lisa Cortinas
Lisa Cortinas
  • Lisa Cortinas

you are incorrect they are focusing on the solution not the problem... you are stuck here and we are finding a solution... we know your problem your problem is ours... use your eyes and mind... what is the solution... share your solution not your problem.... help us here... walk away from what already is <<<<< and create a change NOW >>>>> Do u C NOW!!!! or do you see then???? look forward child you are looking behind you and we are leading... do not get left behind...

Philip Brocklehurst
Philip Brocklehurst

PLEASE, SHARE THIS LINK AND SIGN THIS PETITION.

Kelly Charles Marshall
Kelly Charles Marshall
  • Philip Brocklehurst

Idiots! You people need to learn more before you try to speak out about something you know absolutely nothing about! Wake up people! Its the best way to get oil and gas out of the ground!

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