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Sun Jul 29, 2012, 06:08 PM Jul 2012

Stop the Frack Attack, Rally and March, July 28, Washington DC


More than 5,000 people from all over the nation, and various parts of the world including Australia, united today (July 28) on the West lawn of the U.S. Capitol demanding Congress take immediate action to stop fracking. After the rally that began at 2 p.m., rally participants marched for more than one hour, stopping at the headquarters of the America’s Natural Gas Alliance and American Petroleum Institute.

People impacted by fracking in their communities joined forces with 136 local and national organizations to call on Congress to Stop the Frack Attack and protect Americans from the dangerous impacts of fracking.

Rally speakers included, Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org; Josh Fox, producer of Gasland; Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, Texas; Allison Chin, board president of the Sierra Club, and community members from swing states affected by fracking.

“As the increasingly bizarre weather across the planet and melting ice on Greenland makes clear, at this point we’ve got no choice but to keep fossil fuels underground. Fracking to find more is the worst possible idea,” said McKibben.


Thank you ecowatch.org
Stop the Frack Attack, Rally and March, July 28, Washington DC (Original Post) limpyhobbler Jul 2012 OP
I'm suprised the cops Pharaoh Jul 2012 #1
Me too. This is clearly a group of deranged radical environmentalists limpyhobbler Jul 2012 #2


(8,209 posts)
1. I'm suprised the cops
Sun Jul 29, 2012, 06:43 PM
Jul 2012

aren't out there pepper spraying tasering and beating these people................

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