Category Archives: National

What To Do When the Pipeline Rep Comes Calling

Andes Works! member Bob Lidsky owns property that is on the route of the proposed Constitution Pipeline. Here is his response to the company’s offer to buy a right of way — please read if you or anyone you know … Continue reading

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Voters Registration

Are You Registered to Vote? The town of Andes is providing two days for residents to register to vote in the upcoming 2012 election. Residents with a 13731 home and voting zip code can register on Wednesday, October 10th from … Continue reading

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No property rights when the gas companies come to your front yard…

I (Christine Ruggiero) will start this story by saying that Aruba Petroleum has taken a great deal from my family, but they cannot take away our faith in God. This story may sound like one of defeat, but we are … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Health Problems Near Gas Fracking

From Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR: “I hear [stories] thousands of miles apart, in various states, and to me — to an untrained medical professional — they sound alarmingly similar,” he says. “But when we go to federal or state health … Continue reading

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Science Lags as Health Problems Emerge Near Natural Gas Fields

From Scientific American: On a summer evening in June 2005, Susan Wallace-Babb went out into a neighbor’s field near her ranch in Western Colorado to close an irrigation ditch. She parked down the rutted double-track, stepped out of her truck … Continue reading

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Seven Spills Per Week in Colorado

Colorado: 350 oil and gas spills in less than two years; benzene found in groundwater; fines are almost non-existent There is an extremely important, and disturbing, story in the Denver Post today. A Post investigation found that four oil and natural gas companies have been responsible for 350 spills … Continue reading

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