Blog Archives

Southfield Gets Temporary Restraining Order against Drilling

March 11th 2016

Southfield Gets Temporary Restraining Order against Drilling (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 12, 2016) Southfield, MI – Judge Michael Warren of the Oakland County Circuit Court has signed a temporary restraining order preventing Jordan Development “from commencing any activities or operations in connection with the MDEQ permit allowing drilling on the Word of Faith site.” Word […]

DEQ Approves Drilling Permit at Word of Faith in Southfield

March 8th 2016

DEQ Approves Drilling Permit at Word of Faith in Southfield (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 8, 2016) Southfield, MI –   Today, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a permit to Jordan Development Co. LLC for rights to drill on a 1.5 acre parcel of a 40-acre piece of land leased from Word of Faith […]

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout

January 28th 2016

Second Southfield Drilling Forum Scheduled Due to Massive Turnout (Philip Lombard, Jan. 28, 2016) Southfield, MI – About 200 people attended a meeting at the Southfield Library Wednesday evening to discuss a planned exploration gas and oil well on the Word of Faith International Christian Center property, located at the corner of Nine Mile and […]

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video)

January 17th 2016

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2016) Southfield, MI – As hundreds of parishioners flocked to the Word of Faith Church at 9 Mile and Evergreen they drove past groups of protesters huddling in the cold, urging them not to move forward with plans […]

Southfield State Rep Hosting Meeting About Fracking Jan. 27

January 9th 2016

Southfield State Rep Hosting Meeting About Fracking Jan. 27 (EVENT page) Southfield, MI — Rep. Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) will host an event featuring Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash to provide residents information on oil and gas exploration and drilling, including “fracking,” or horizontal hydraulic fracturing. Oil and gas companies are ramping up their […]

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit

December 30th 2015

Southfield Opposes Drilling Permit (City of Southfield Press Release, Dec. 30, 2015) Southfield, MI – Recent media reports have resulted in questions about the City of Southfield’s position regarding oil and gas exploration.  These questions arose because Jordan Development filed an Application for drilling in the City on November 4, 2015.  This Company is an […]