Matt Damons and John Krasinskis ‘Promised Land’ Movie Inspires Fracking Opponents Rally in Youngstown, Ohio, Site of 4.0 Magnitude Fracking Waste Injection Well-Related 2011 Earthquake

“The town is going to put it to a vote in three weeks.”

Nationwide, similar scenarios are playing out in real life where towns and cities assert their right to local control in determining how they want their communities to be. For many, that means preventing drilling rigs, fracking waste injection wells, or other gas and oil infrastructure from being placed near homes, children’s schools, under cemeteries, parks, or national forests – or anywhere.

“‘If you’re going to give us over to this industry to our detriment, you better start answering questions about your due diligence. What is the issue with our health? What happens when it goes bad? What are these impacts that we’re risking?’ … ‘We brought science, law, industry before the city council and at the end of the day council’s assessment was this is not safe.’ ”

Frackfree America National Coalition

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