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Emergency Meeting: Protect Our Rights & Climate from Fracking

  • East Simpson Coffee Shop 414 East Simpson Street Lafayette, CO, 80026 United States (map)

Emergency Meeting - Protecting Our Rights and Climate from Fracking

- The moratorium against fracking ended on May 1, 2017
- 216 wells are already planned for East Boulder County around Highway 287 and 52
- Fracking is imminent in Boulder County. Permits have arrived. 
- Every one of us must get involved to protect our land and demand a ban on fracking.
- Invite everyone you know and attend this important meeting. 


Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Lafayette
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: East Simpson Coffee Shop, 414 East Simpson St., Lafayette, CO 80026

You'll learn:

- Our approach to banning fracking through community rights and direct action
- How to advocate for the Climate Bill of Rights we aim to pass in Boulder County
- How and why to get involved with Direct Action to protect our climate
- Why we the people have a right to healthy climate
- Basic health impact of fracking on our health and communities
- How you can plug in to protect a healthy climate and demand a ban on fracking in Boulder County

We will be organzing on the following basis:
1. We have spoken clearly on the issue of oil and gas development and it is resolved that we do not want drilling in Boulder County under any circumstances. It is a violation of the land, the health of our families, and the well being of our communities and climate.

2. Any attempt to forcefully move fracking into Boulder County is a violation of our fundamental rights.

3. The laws that seek to remove us from protecting the land, the local environment, the climate, and our right to self govern are in every way immoral and illegitimate.

4. We have the right and obligation to protect the environment, our families, and our communities.

5. All government officials and staff are being asked to side with the people in every capacity, refuse to administer the destruction of the land and its climate, and enforce the will of the community to protect ourselves from any intrusive industry that fails to recognize these fundamental rights.

6. In the event that elected leadership fails to join with the people and the environment, we will protect Boulder County ourselves.