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Let the Fracking Begin:

July 2nd 2012

The State of Michigan has opened up leases for land to be used for gas and mineral rights, including areas in North Oakland County. The leases do not permit above-ground development, but leaseholders could access gas through sideways drilling or fracking. Oakland County Commissioners Craig Covey, D-Ferndale, and Jim Nash, D-Farmington Hills, have been pushing for the Commission to request a temporary moratorium on fracking in Oakland County until more research can be done on the effects.

Commissioner Covey Introduces Resolution Against Fracking

October 4th 2011

And on Sept. 22, 2011 County Commissioner Craig Covey, representing the 25th District introduced a resolution to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners calling for a moratorium “until…