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Abita Springs Town Council – What’s Your Position?

Since the onset of the threat to the Town of Abita Springs, we’ve been under the assumption that our elected officials have set aside small-town politics and united behind our Mayor to SAVE ABITA.  However, early in March, there were grumblings about backroom efforts to undermine Mayor Lemons’ aggressive stance against Fracking in St. Tammany […]

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Don Shea Fired

Don Shea Fired

Sacrificial Lamb or Sign of Progress? As reported on Nola.com, economic development director Don Shea has been fired. The article reports that he was given two options: resign effective in two weeks or be terminated immediately. Shea said he chose the latter.   He was given two options: resign effective in two weeks or be […]

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Fracking Financing = Ponzi Scheme?

Fracking Financing = Ponzi Scheme?

Mike Stagg, a film maker and community activist, gives a great recap and an update on Helis Oil & Gas’ scheme to frack in St. Tammany Parish.  Of particular interest, Mike discusses how falling oil prices exposes an ugly financial secret about fracking. He says, “fracking is like a Ponzi scheme in that companies must […]

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2014 – Fracking Attacks Abita

2014 – Fracking Attacks Abita

In 2014 we learned a lot of new and disturbing things about fracking and St. Tammany Parish’s Leadership. In spite of a compendium of hundreds of health studies confirming our fears that fracking makes people sick, and oil prices dropping like a rock, the push to Frack through our water supply grinds on. We’ve seen […]

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Time to Take a Stand

Time to Take a Stand

A small group of St. Tammany Parish residents opposed to hydraulic fracturing gathered in a Lacombe gym Tuesday night for a meeting that was part strategy session and part celebration of a Baton Rouge judge’s ruling Monday keeping alive a lawsuit that seeks to block Helis Oil & Gas Co. from drilling a fracking well […]

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Poisoned by Fracking – Confirmation Letters

Poisoned by Fracking – Confirmation Letters

On the fence about fracking? Read a few of these letters to homeowners from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Since the release of this type of information, Fracking Operators have had land owners unkowingly sign away their rights to have their water tested, like this land owner did. But one of our favorite letters […]

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