Ballot Initiative to Ban Fracking in Michigan

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Michigan voters continue a statewide ballot initiative to ban fracking and frack wastes. Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan, a ballot question committee, collected 70,000 signatures in 2013. The committee’s website is www.LetsBanFracking.org. Register through the website to gather signatures, donate, or endorse the campaign. Stay tuned for the Committee’s next signature-gathering phase in 2015.

Contributions requested

Since the Committee is an all-volunteer, grassroots group, it seeks donations large and small from ordinary people. You don’t need to be a Michigan resident to contribute. Go here to donate to the campaign.

Ban Michigan Fracking’s Ellis Boal and LuAnne Kozma wrote an op-ed published by MLive, announcing and describing  the campaign:

Point-Counterpoint: Michigan voters need to ban fracking to protect human health, environment

You can read state representative Aric Nesbitt’s counterpoint here.

Basically, he says fracking is safe.