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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 […]

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24

June 20th 2014

Fracking Town Hall in Farmington Hills June 24 (WRC Press Release, June 20, 2014) Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will hold another in a series of town hall meetings to focus on the impact of new state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County, this time in his “home” city of […]

Fracking Town Hall in White Lake April 22

April 20th 2014

Fracking Town Hall in White Lake April 22 (Oakland County Water Resources Press Release, April 20, 2014) Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will hold another in his series of town hall meetings to focus on the impact of state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County. These leases could bring drilling […]

Royal Oak Town Hall Meeting on Fracking Feb. 5

January 25th 2014

Royal Oak Town Hall Meeting on Fracking Feb. 5 (Oakland County Water Resources Commission Press Release, Jan. 25) UPDATE: The event start time has been changed. It will start at 7pm. Jim Nash, the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner, is continuing his series of town hall meetings for the new year throughout Oakland County.  The […]

Fracking Presentation Debunks Industry Arguments (video)

May 2nd 2013

Curry went through industry arguments about fracking, refuting them one-by-one, often with DEQ [Department of Environmental Quality] documentation. DEQ representative Hal Fitch came to a discussion with Curry previously…

Fracking Forum Coming to Ferndale April 23

April 16th 2013

The town hall for Ferndale is April 23 from 6-8pm at Ferndale City Hall, 300 E. 9 Mile Road. Future town halls will be held around Oakland County. For more information visit the Oakland County Water Resource Commission’s website at http://www.oakgov.com/water/Pages/default.aspx.

The Great Fracking Debate in Oakland County (video)

March 5th 2013

The discussion took place in West Bloomfield Township, a community that passed a moratorium on fracking last year after Township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste sat in on a land auction where rights to Michigan’s resources were bid out to oil and gas companies.

With some of the land being in Oakland County, municipal and county officials like Economou Ureste had concerns about the potential for fracking so close to home. Northern Oakland County has several lakes…

Fracking Discussion Feb. 27

February 25th 2013

Jim Nash, the new Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner, announces the first in a series of town hall meetings around the county. These meetings will focus on the impact of new state-issued oil and natural gas drilling leases in Oakland County.

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…