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Citizens Groups: Delay Controversial Natural Gas 'Fracking' Process until Strong Safety Regulations Are in Place
LANSING - Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - Citizens groups today urged Michigan to delay a controversial method of extracting natural gas until it adopts strong safety regulations and full accountability measures essential to protecting public health and safeguarding Michigan's freshwater supplies. The drilling process, called horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is quickly becoming the prevalent method for extracting natural gas. | Read More

17-May Audio from Frac'ing Press Conference in Traverse City Michigan  
Cyndi Roper - Clean Water Action — http://www.cleanwateraction.org 0517_101031.wav
JoAnne Beemon -Friends of the Jordan — http://www.friendsofthejordan.org 0517_130850.wav
Greg Reisig - NMEAC: Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council — http://www.NMEAC.org 0517_101458.wav
M'Lynn Hartwell - Jobs and Energy Group and NMEAC — http://www.JobsAndEnergy.com 0517_101843.wav

For additional information please contact:

Leigh Fifelski
Progress Michigan
115 W Allegan Floor 7
Lansing, MI 48933

office (517) 999-3646
fax (517) 999-3652



Cyndi Roper
Clean Water Action
1200 Michigan Ave., Ste. C
East Lansing, MI 48823

Tel: 517-203-0754
Fax: 517-203-0760