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Grandparents Tell Gov. Hickenlooper Not to Frack Their Grandchildren’s Future

Concerned grandparents from across Colorado delivered a letter yesterday to tell Gov. Hickenlooper (D-CO) and other governors from across the country to say no to fracking and yes to a renewable energy future in celebration of National Grandparents’ Day. The delivery took place before Gov. Hickenlooper’s keynote address to the Western Governor’s Association Policy Forum on Shale Energy Development in Broomfield.


Kaye Fissinger of Longmont, Joan Muranata of Broomfield, Merrily Mazza of Lafayette and Sharon Carlisle of Loveland prepare to deliver a letter to Gov. Hickenlooper, calling on him to protect their children and grandchildren from fracking.

These grandparents voiced their concerns over the risks fracking, drilling and related activities pose to all Coloradans health, air, water, land, property values and their special concerns for their grandchildren and great-grandchild. They also demanded that Gov. Hickenlooper end his continued use of lawsuits to bully the people of Colorado to accept fracking next to their homes and schools.

For the rest of this improtant story from Food and Water Watch at EcoWatch please click the link: http://ecowatch.com/2013/grandparents-tell-gov-hickenlooper-not-to-frack/

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