Tag Archives: Oil and Gas

Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

One of the big questions that communities and rural land owners face these days is whether the benefits that come from oil and gas drilling outweigh any risk of pollution. Many flat-out say ‘no.’  Others say there are very few … Continue reading

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Citizens critical of oil and gas leasing under state lands

  The State of Michigan is planning to auction off oil and gas leases on October. 24, 2012. Many Michigan residents turned out for a public meeting to share their concerns about the decision. Here’s a look at some of their perspectives … Continue reading

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Report seeking oil and gas leases on 5.3 million acres of state land called ‘stupid.’

Members of the Michigan Legislature have issued a report calling for the state to seek oil and gas leases on 5.3 million acres of state land, according to a story today by Jim Harger at the Grand Rapids Press. The … Continue reading

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