Local News

Gas well in Gates Mills leaks 1,000 gallons of oil into Chagrin River tributary
Crews spent the past two days cleaning up an estimated 1,000 gallons of oil that had leaked from a ruptured valve on a gas well at the intersection of Dorchester Road and Ohio 91.

North Royalton Resident Speaks Out Against Drilling
The drilling has gotten out of control. Are we destined to watch as North Royalton is decimated by greed and put at risk with safety and environmental issues?

Bainbridge Home explosion linked to oil drillers
A hidden pocket of natural gas, inadvertently opened by drilling, may have caused an explosion in an English Drive house this weekend.

Channel 3 Investigator Exclusive: Drilling for disaster near homes and schools
A spike in oil and gas well drilling in urban and suburban areas, combined with too few state inspectors and possible equipment failures, has created a potentially deadly situation, according to industry insiders, community activists and lawmakers.

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National News

Drilling moratorium needed
An out-of-control gas well shot natural gas and polluted drilling water 75 feet into the air in Pennfield, Pa., on June 3. The well spewed fracking solution and gas for about 16 hours before it was brought under control.

Broad Scope of EPA's Fracturing Study Raises Ire of Gas Industry
A new EPA study of hydraulic fracturing is expected to provide a broad look at the natural gas drilling process, including injection spills, leaks and water contamination incidents.

Officials in Three States Pin Water Woes on Gas Drilling
Norma Fiorentino's drinking water well was a time bomb. For weeks, workers in her small northeastern Pennsylvania town had been plumbing natural gas deposits from a drilling rig a few hundred yards away.

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Property Values

How Gas Drilling Affects Property Values
Local bank won't gamble on gas-leased properties. HUD says FHA financing may be affected for leased properties and for some neighbors. Insurers start to bow out.

Health Impacts

New Film Investigates 'Fracking' For Natural Gas
What would be your reaction if you opened up your tap for a drink of water and discovered not only was the murky fluid that came out unsafe to drink, but if you held a match to the tap, you could make the rushing water catch fire?

ABC News-Natural Gas Drilling May Not Be Healthy
Many children and adults who live near gas drilling have health concerns.

Public Health Impacts of Oil & Gas
In most areas where development has occurred or is occurring there are cases of people being exposed to chemicals used and hydrocarbons produced during drilling and production; and people getting sick.

A Colossal Fracking Mess
The dirty truth behind the new natural gas.

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How can you help?

  1. SPREAD THE WORD. Educate your neighbors on these important issues. Send them to this website for more information.

  2. LEARN more about drilling by reading the links on this website

Why should you be concerned?

  1. Gas and Oil Leaks

  2. House Explosions

  3. Long-term Health Impacts

  4. Lower Property Values

  5. Unable To Sell Homes