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Mark Ruffalo

  • Actor, director, humanitarian, social activist, and film producer

Mark Alan Ruffalo is an American actor, director, humanitarian, social activist, and film producer. He made his screen debut in an episode of CBS Summer Playhouse, followed by minor film roles.


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Petitioning Rick Scott, Florida State Senate, Florida State House, Bill Nelson, Mark Ruffalo, Pharrell Williams, Willie Nelson, Dennis Baxley, Aaron Bean, Lizbeth Benacquisto, Lauren Book, Randolph Bracy, Rob ...

Ban Styrofoam Packaging and Plastic Bags in Florida

Florida is plagued with a frightening problem. A problem that’s catastrophic for the environment and detrimental to your health. Are you aware that Styrofoam never decomposes? And further, did you know that Styrofoam is created from several dangerous, cancer causing chemicals including benzene and styrene?  Styrofoam is non-biodegradable and non-recyclable. It’s a petroleum-based plastic that once used and disposed of, stays in our environment forever. Plastic bags are causing another horrific environmental crisis. Disposable plastic bags may be convenient but are a massive source of man-made pollution. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), around one trillion disposable plastic bags are used each year and less than 5 percent are recycled! In the United States, we use over 380 billion plastic bags yearly, requiring 12 million barrels of oil to create. Plastic bags remain in landfills, forests, and oceans for at least 450 years! Plastic bags are especially harmful to Florida’s oceans as they trap, suffocate, disfigure, and cause death to marine animals. Both Styrofoam and plastic are light enough to float in water, which can be seen as food sources to some aquatic life. Therefore, the environmental impact of Styrofoam and plastic is disastrous. Manatees, fish, and even land animals can mistake these materials for food, which can harm or kill them. For example, a floating plastic bag may look like a jellyfish to a hungry sea turtle. For this reason, we created this project called Update the Sunshine State.   Although Florida is famously known as "The Sunshine State," when it comes to solar energy and sustainability, Florida is embarrassingly lackluster.  Florida is a state of breathtaking beaches, endless sunshine, and beautiful wildlife. However, Florida is horribly unsustainable. Plastic bags galore, Styrofoam packaging everywhere (seriously people, are we stuck in the 80's!?), minimal solar power usage, businesses not recycling, etc... It goes without saying that the state of Florida is in need of a progressive and forward thinking movement in the area of environment and sustainability. This is why our mission is to upgrade the sunshine state. Banning Styrofoam packaging and plastic bags is our first sustainable step. We invite you to join our mission.  Here’s What you Can Do: * Please sign and share this petition * When at a restaurant, request the use of safer, more environmentally friendly packaging alternatives  * Bring reusable bags to the grocery store  * Use a reusable coffee mug  * Ask your employer to remove Styrofoam and plastic, replacing them with washable, re-usable materials  * Share this information with your family, your friends, and your co-workers  * Get involved locally! Talk to your town’s mayor. Email your area’s senator. Reach out to Governor Ron DeSantis and Senator Rick Scott.  Update the Sunshine State is NOT a political project. This dire environmental issue exists whether you believe or disbelieve in global warming and/or climate change.  Truth of the matter is, if we don’t take action NOW, Styrofoam packaging and plastic bags will continue to destroy our precious environment, beautiful oceans, and entire ecosystem. Let your voice be heard!  Whether or not you live in Florida, please sign and share this petition. Sign it for the sea turtles and manatees. Sign it for the panthers and ospreys. Sign it for your children. Sign it for future generations. We all share the same living space; Earth - the place we call our home. Please, let it be known that you care. With your support, we can Update the Sunshine State!  About this Petition and Our Mission:Update the Sunshine State is a non-profit community project started by husband and wife duo, Michael and Mary Tamez. Our mission is to make Florida the greenest state in the United States and our goal is to change the way we think about waste, so we created a petition to ban plastic bags and Styrofoam in Florida. We want to collect 100,000 signatures so that we can bring the petition to Governor Rick Scott and we need your help. It’s not a matter of climate change. Nor is it a matter of global warming. It’s a matter of sustaining and protecting the same planet all humans call home. It's time to take action and contribute in a more positive and healthy way looking forward to our future generations...

Michael Tamez
5,026 supporters
Petitioning Marvel, Kevin Feige, The Walt Disney Company, Universal Pictures, Donna Langley, Bob Iger, Mark Ruffalo, Gale Anne Hurd, Joss Whedon, Zak Penn, Louis Leterrier, Valhalla Entertainment, Walt Disney,...

Disney/Marvel/Universal, Give Mark Ruffalo His Own Hulk Movie!

WARNING: This Petition contains spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War! #DontSpoilTheEndgame! The night before I set up this petition, I had the honour of viewing Avengers: Infinity War on the big screen. In 3D no less. Fucking brilliant! Logan didn't make me cry but this almost did. Given that, I was shocked by the lack of Hulk in it. Seriously, people say The Incredible Hulk and Ang Lee's Hulk "lacked Hulk", meanwhile those two films feature more Hulk in them then the first Avengers. Hell, Age Of Ultron and Ragnarok are the only other MCU films that feature the same amount of Hulk as the Edward Norton film and the Eric Bana film, if not, more. And to add insult to the injury, Bruce Banner (played by Mark Ruffalo reprising his role from Avengers, Age Of Ultron, and Ragnarok) and Secretary of State Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross (played by William Hurt reprising his role from The Incredible Hulk and Civil War) don't speak to each other. It's been ten years since their characters last spoke to each other in 2008's The Incredible Hulk. Talk about missed opportunity. Also, The Incredible Hulk logically showed the same amount of the enormous green rage monster as Thor 1 and Ragnarok showed Thor's hammer/abilities; as Iron Man 1, Ant-Man and Black Panther showed their respective suits. I know neither The Incredible Hulk and Ang Lee's Hulk made a lot of $ in North America, which apparently means same thing will keep happening, but then again, neither of them starred Mark Ruffalo or were (co-)written by Joss Whedon, and ever since The Avengers, people have been begging for an Incredible Hulk 2. Also, Mark Ruffalo was The Incredible Hulk director Louis Leterrier's first choice for the role of Bruce Banner before casting Edward Norton (who Marvel wanted because "he's more famous," and Ruffalo "just does smart, intellectual movies"). Then in 2012, Marvel ended up replacing Norton with Ruffalo. It's a pain in the ass being politically correct. So, Ruffalo had a chance at his own Hulk since before Norton signed on makes it more painful the fact that Bruce Banner's story isn't being further explored outside the Avengers and other MCU films. Kevin Fegie, extend Mark Ruffalo's contract to include The Incredible Hulk 2 and maybe even Avengers 5 and Incredible Hulk 3. Invite Zak Penn and Joss Whedon to team up on developing scripts for the Hulk films with Louis Leterrier directing. Universal, let Disney have the distribution rights. Disney, give Universal the same thing you gave Paramount for Iron Man 3, The Avengers, and even future Indiana Jones films.  1. Working alone People say that Hulk works better in film when he's standing with his fellow Avengers. That would solve the Hulk 2 problem completely. Spider-Man: Homecoming had Spider-Man team-up with Iron Man and Thor: Ragnarok had Thor team-up with Hulk and (SPOILER ALERT!) Doctor Strange. The first Ant-Man had Ant-Man go head-to-head with Falcon. Even Captain America: Civil War felt more like an Avengers movie. That's how the MCU was ever since Age Of Ultron. If having Hulk guest starring in movies of other Marvel characters has proven successful, then shouldn't the reverse have an equal chance of being successful? They could have Hulk team-up with Black Widow (a subplot where Bruce is caught in a love triangle between Betty Ross and Natasha Romanoff would be perfect for Hulk 2), War Machine (with his own Hulk Buster), Ant-Man (a funny scene they could have Ant-Man grow 70 feet and try to take on the Abomination to disastrous results), Scarlet Witch (considering she's the one who made Hulk destroy Johannesburg in Age Of Ultron and we still don't know what she made Bruce see that made him Hulk-out), Valkyrie (considering how close they were in Ragnarok, assuming Thanos didn't kill her); Korg and Miek from Ragnarok (and maybe introduce in the rest of the Warbound from the Planet Hulk comics). Maybe even Thor himself (even though he had three standalone films, he could still serve as a supporting character in other MCU films like Tony Stark became after Iron Man 3. Like how Hulk was a supporting character in Ragnarok, Thor could return the favour). Hell, once Disney buys 20th Century Fox, a new MCU Wolverine could be a potential candidate. Wolverine did first debut in the Hulk comics issue #181. If Marvel Studios introduces Wolverine into the MCU, The Incredible Hulk 2 would be perfect for his debut. And remember when Deadpool got Hulk-ified in the "Fall of the Hulks" comic?  2. Disney v Universal Film rights aren't an obstacle. They never were.  The scenario is different from Sony with Spider-Man (that's been resolved since 2016) and 20th Century Fox with X-Men and Fantastic Four (Disney's buying Fox), whereas Sony and Fox own the film production and distribution rights to their respective properties, while Marvel Studios owns the film production rights to Hulk and Universal Pictures only owns the right of first refusal to pick-up the distribution rights to any potential solo Hulk films Marvel Studios should decide to produce. First refusal. Meaning, if Marvel Studios decides to produce another Hulk film, even though Disney owns Marvel, Marvel has to first offer the distribution rights to Universal, and if Universal turns them down, Disney can then swoop in and snatch them up. And because Mark Ruffalo is a DAMN awesome Bruce Banner, there's no way Universal would refuse a Mark Ruffalo Hulk film (they have very few film franchises to rely on as it is and the Tom Cruise Mummy movie may be their last attempt at a cinematic universe of their own), so they may as well own the distribution rights completely. Furthermore, that only comes into effect if Hulk is the central character of the movie. So, when Hulk appeared in the Avergers movies and Thor: Ragnarok, Universal had zero claim over the distribution rights (read this) and was forced to watch from the sidelines. So, TLDR: Universal can't produce a Hulk movie themselves without Marvel or make Marvel produce one, and Disney can't distribute it when Marvel decides to do so. I know Mark Ruffalo says it's all Universal's fault, but then again, why would he bite the hand that feeds him? Disney probably wouldn't want a rival film studio earring distribution revenue off a movie financed 100% from "Di$ney Dollar$". Not 100% sure if that's the case as Ruffalo is the only one who spoke up about the matter when asked and neither Kevin Feige (head of Marvel Studios), Bob Iger (head of Disney) or Donna Langley (head of Universal) have spoken up about the exact details. Spider-Man is different because Sony owned production and distribution rights both to begin with and Columbia Pictures financed the entire budget and got 100% of the profits. They just paid Marvel Studios a flat producer's fee just for managing the production at their studio. Disney didn't even have any ownership of the distribution rights. The very end credits read "Released by" with the Columbia Pictures logo and Sony byline underneath and the opening credits read "Columbia Pictures presents a Marvel Studios/Pascal Pictures production" not "Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios present". Staying on topic, Marvel can produce a Hulk movie regardless of whether Disney or Universal distribute. Have so even after the 2009 Disney buyout. Paramount still released Iron Man 2, Thor 1, and Captain America: The First Avenger in 2010 and 2011. Paramount was originally gonna do the same for Avengers 1 and Iron Man 3. Then Disney bought the distribution rights from Paramount for $150m and Paramount still got 8-9% of the worldwide box office profits to both films, with their logo and marquee credit remaining in the films. "Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures" and the very end credits read "Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures." There's the answer right there. Disney could just give what they gave to Paramount to Universal as well. "Marvel Studios presents in association with Universal Pictures". Hell, I'm surprised Disney didn't offer to trade the sequel rights to M. Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable for Universal's right of first refusal. Then Universal and Blumhouse could've produced M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming Glass with no strings attached. With Universal owning DreamWorks Animation and Disney buying 21st Century Fox, maybe Disney could trade 20th Century Fox's distribution rights to DreamWorks Animation's 2013-2017 films (The Croods, Trolls, The Boss Baby, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Kung Fu Panda 3, etc.). Probably not. Universal may buy them from Fox before the Disney-Fox merger closes. Also, the rights would eventually expire and transfer to Universal on their own anyway, so there'd be no point. I read in a few articles saying Universal has theme park rights to several Marvel characters, as another strain between Marvel and Universal. That's a separate issue. Resolve it some other time. We don't give a shit about that. It's the films we care about more. I'm glad Comcast (owner of Universal) dropped out of bidding war for 21st Century Fox, because it would've put a bigger strain between Marvel and Universal.  3. Story Hulk CAN work as a solo film. Kevin Feige himself said he believed Hulk had potential for another solo film and still be as entertaining as he was in the Avengers movies. With Bruce Banner's character arc within Ragnarok and the Infinity War films, Hulk has potential for more screen time as proven in Ragnarok. Once Infinity War Part 2 arrives, Hulk may likely have more to work with for a solo film. It's too late for a Planet Hulk movie. They could still adapt the "Red Hulk", "Code Red", "World War Hulk", "Dark Son", "Fall Of The Hulks" and "World War Hulks" story arcs. Introduce She-Hulk and/or a new MCU Wolverine. Maybe even Skaar and Hiro-Kala (with flashbacks of Hulk's gladiator days on Sakaar during the events in between Age Of Ultron and Ragnarok), then they'd have to introduce Caiera and/or Jarella in said flashbacks, which would turn triangles into pentagons and further complicate the love triangle scenario I mentioned earlier between Betty and Natasha. Reveal more detail about Bruce's past. Maybe Brian Banner (Bruce's abusive father from the comics, the inspiration behind Nick Nolte's character in Ang Lee's film, and the possible reason behind Bruce's famous Avengers line "I'm always angry". Maybe have him become Absorbing Man like in Ang Lee's film or the Devil-Hulk like in the comics), or maybe that'd be too dark for Disney. I'd hope they'd cast Sean Bean. Have Hulk go up against the Leader and Abomination (hopefully Tim Blake Nelson and Tim Roth reprise their respective roles, but Hugo Weaving not returning, SPOILER ALERT, casts some doubt. Then again Roth was supposed to return as Abomination in Age Of Ultron scheduling forced him to drop out), maybe even Wendigo, Thaddeus "Thunderbolt" Ross become Red Hulk, and Leader kidnap Betty and transform her into either the Harpy or Red She-Hulk like in the comics (I'd laugh if Betty finding out about Bruce and Natasha would be what'd trigger a Red She-Hulk transformation). (Could William Hurt and Liv Tyler pull off motion capture performances such as those?) The Incredible Hulk: Raging Red. That'd be a killer title. Or The Incredible Hulk: Code Red. Or just The Red Hulk. Or The IncREDible Hulk. (...I'm sorry.) War Machine could pilot his own Hulk Buster, if Iron Man doesn't. Speaking of, Iron Man, Thor and Captain American all had exactly three solo films each. While Chris Hemsworth expressed interest in a Thor 4, Robert Downey, Jr and Chris Evans talked about retiring from the MCU. If Infinity War Part 2 does kill them off, then another potential title for a second or third Hulk film would be The Incredible Hulk: The Last Avenger. As a parallel to Captain America: The First Avenger. Because Hulk would then be the last of the original four Avengers in that scenario. More potential then most people think. They need to have Zak Penn (writer of The Incredible Hulk) and Joss Whedon (writer-director of The Avengers and Avengers: Age Of Ultron, since he's no longer writing/directing Avengers films) team up to write the sequels with Louis Leterrier returning to direct. Penn wrote the first chapter of Bruce Banner's life. And Whedon, as seen in the first two Avengers movies, perfected the Bruce Banner/Hulk character. Together, they'd crack it. There are other ways Disney and Universal could settle this besides giving Universal what Paramount got: i. Negative pick-up deal: If Disney's concerned about financing the entire movie only for Universal to distribute, have Universal cover 100% of the film's initial budget (if it increases, Marvel would cover it themselves) and split the net profit 50-50 with Marvel paying Universal a distribution fee.ii. Franchise trade: Disney trade Universal the rights to one of their franchises (Die Hard, Alien, Predator; etc.) in exchange for the distribution rights.iii. Disney+ series: Universal have DreamWorks Animation Television produce an animated TV series based on a Classic Media property Disney or Fox made a live action film adaptation of (George of The Jungle, Fat Albert, Mr. Magoo, UnderDog, The Lone Ranger; etc.) for Disney+. Then maybe Disney wouldn't have a problem with Universal distributing future Hulk movies.iv. Have the distribution rights to each film revert to Disney after a certain number of years.  Mr. Iger, Ms. Langley, we ask with the outmost respect to work your shit out! Bob Iger, all do respect, either own up and let Universal distribute Incredible Hulk 2 & 3 or show them the generosity you showed Paramount for The Avengers (the first one), Iron Man 3 and Indiana Jones 5 (and 6, 7, 8, etc.). Universal deserves to be involved. They've been left out since 2008 releasing only one film while Paramount got four out of six. The remaining two of said six, The Avengers and Iron Man 3 they get 8-9% of the profits just for selling Disney distribution rights. Even Sony gets a trilogy of MCU Spider-Man films. What does Universal get? One MCU Hulk film. Donna Langley, all do respect, you can't depend on Fast & Furious and Jurassic World forever. This maybe your last chance to cash in on the superhero movie bis. Your options are getting low. Sam Raimi's Darkman. Luc Besson's Lucy. Todd MacFarlane's Blumhouse-produced R-rated Spawn reboot still needs a distributor. You already let Hellboy get rebooted instead of turning Guillermo Del Toro's duology into a trilogy. How's your first-look deal with Dark Horse Comics going btw? And Legendary Pictures...need I say more? Take advantage of this! If Marvel and Disney don't want you distributing, give Disney the distribution rights in exchange for a marquee credit, financial participation and placement of Universal's logo appearing alongside Marvel Studios' logo in the opening titles every Marvel-produced Hulk film. Kevin Fegie, give Mark Ruffalo his own Phase 4 Hulk movie regardless of who's distributing. It's been 10 years already. Mark has at least ten left before he's too old for the role (he says he's got two or three but then again Ron Perlman was 58 when he did Hellboy II: The Golden Army, and that came out the same year as Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk). Please don't prolong it further.   

Ryan Leger
3,182 supporters
Petitioning The Walt Disney Company

Get Marvel Meet & Greets to Europe (UK,Spain, Italy, Germany, France etc...)

A petition for the fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to get the cast of the MCU films to come to Europe such places as UK,Spain, Italy, Germany, France etc.. to such events as Comic-con and other comic related conventions to meet their European fans that support them.  On the 5th of June 2016 I started a petition to get the cast of marvel to visit Europe more often. For fans around the world the cast of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have meant a lot to them and inspired thousands of fans with their encouraging words of wisdom and kind hearts, yet many fans are yet to experience this as most of the time the cast often stay in America for such conventions or events which means that the rest of the world miss out. It would be an honour to have the cast members in Europe for events to see the loving fans that wouldn't usually see them due to the extortionate cost it takes to get to America as well as the hotel, convention tickets and also Meet and Greet tickets which in total would turn into thousands of dollars to see even a 30 seconds of them. Yes I know its not convenient for them to got to every European country but even a few would be great as Europe travel costs are at a minimal, flights could cost as little as £30 to get to London where it would cost around £700 for flights alone to the US. With England having the 2nd and 3rd biggest Comic-Cons in the World it's not a push for marvel to attend these. I would love to see them here due to the heritage of these actors such as Tom Hiddleston, Tom Holland, Paul Bettany, Hayley Atwell , Sebastian Stan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillian, Anthony Hopkins, Stellab Skarsgard, Martian Freeman, Idris Elba and it goes on. I honestly don’t know why the cast haven't been to Europe before. It's a disappointment that people have to miss out Marvel due to most of the cons take place in the US, and as such I believe it'd be great if those actors could visit Europe more often and experience our cons and what we have to offer!  The time to get these marvel guest is closing in now with Avengers Infinity War being released at the end of April for Europe, many main characters are known to be leaving the MCU, with this it might be some peoples last chance to get to meet their idol, it would be amazing even just to have them once before there leave.  I can't believe how much people want this to happens and how supportive you all are, I can't thank you all enough, 1000 signatures already I know it's not that much but it's a start, If you could spread the word about this it would be a great help. Thank you for reading, Please sign and share this petition for the European fans to meet the people that mean the most to them. Thank you again x

Abbey McGuire
2,183 supporters
Closed
Petitioning Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo: Don't release the movie anything

Matt Bomer, a white cisgender man, will play a transgender sex worker in the movie "Anything". For over a decade, the transgender community have voiced our opposition to cisgender male actors being cast as transgender women and trans femmes. Despite near universal opposition in the community to this practice, in the past few years we've witnessed a parade of cisgender male actors -- Jared Leto, Eddie Redmayne, Jeffree Tambor -- gain accolades and awards for their 'courageous' performances of our lives. Every casting has led to community backlash and calls for Hollywood to start casting from the wide pool of talented transgender actresses. But, each time, Hollywood has largely ignored us. Well it's 2016, and enough is enough!   We're asking actor Mark Ruffalo, executive producer for the movie 'Anything', to not release this movie! Mark and the other producers of 'Anything' should know better. In fact, they do know better--- a transgender women specifically advised them against casting a cisgender man: "I auditioned for this. I told them they shouldn't have a cis man play a trans woman. They didn't care." - actress Jen Richards (https://twitter.com/SmartAssJen/status/769927554778095618The practice of using cisgender male actors to portray transgender women and trans femmes isn't just about erasure, or about depriving transgender actresses of roles they ought to get. It directly leads to violence against the most vulnerable in our community, particularly transgender women of color and trans femmes of color. Take a moment to read Jen Richards moving explanation why this is-- https://twitter.com/SmartAssJen/status/769928784426340353  Mark Rufallo presents himself on social media as a champion of social justice. He's even tweeted in the past about violence against transgender women of color. But actions speak louder than words, and it's time for liberal Hollywood actors to back up their words with actions. The movie has finished filming, but it doesn't have to be released! Mark, show yourself the champion of social justice you claim to be, and don't release this movie!We also encourage Mark Ruffalo to donate to the Trans Justice Funding Project (http://www.transjusticefundingproject.org/) to  repair harm from this controversy.

Hannah Howard
838 supporters
Petitioning Adam B. Schiff, Human Rights Campaign, Kamala Harris - D CA, Whole Foods, Microsoft, Mark Ruffalo

Are Grocery Store Checkers need Masks they are on the front line! So exposed to Covid 19

 Grocery checkers are on the front line they need masks yesterday! They are coming in contact with so many people a day. I felt nervous in Trader Joe’s yesterday, I was in the store for a short time .The nice Checker was not wearing a Mask ! I asked her why?  She told me ,”we are not allowed” “they are for the nurses and Doctors” says CDC . As I was leaving the store I worried for all of them coming in contact with alll of us . The line was forming all the way around the store! That’s a lot of human contact and exposure... reminding me of the fatal Diamond cruise ship. We all know that outcome. These workers are hero’s too ! They are putting their own health at great risk! making sure we all have the food and supplies we need ! They should not be so exposed . I think this will help create a healthy environment and prevent comunity spread . Trader Joe’s and others should not keep up appearances that this is business as usual. In fact it keeps everyone safer . They are at a very similar risk to all our health care workers. Yes ,there is shortage of mask which is unconscionable. However I feel by protecting these workers ASAP there will be less community spread .This actually helps out are heath care system ! They will be seeing way less sick people. We need to play defense as consumers and as humans. Please join me to help protect and be smart against a very contagious and deadly thriving Virus.The devil’s in the details . Let’s not skip this critical step . Please help me protect everyone from the Covid 19 so we can get back to business as usual . Stay safe , stay healthy. Let’s make are voices heard.          

Jessica Auerbach
201 supporters
Closed
Petitioning Elizabeth Warre, JCP MANAGEMENT inc., Donald Trump , Charles Boustany, john fleming, Ralph Abraham, Michelle Obama, miya, Water.org , Water is life, PUREMADI , Erin Brockovich, Environmental Protec...

Fix the Ridgecrest Louisiana water plant

The water is ridgecrest Louisiana has been contaminated w/ Lead, pesticides, high levels of THM's and many many other harmful things. The town was robbed by our previous mayor and a person who was responsible for the bank deposits a few years ago. The new mayor and people in charge on the town council have increased our water bill partially because they want to attempt to fix it but the other part is because they want the money back that was stolen by the previous mayor and employee. The thieves were never held accountable for what they stole from the town. Recently the employee who stole approx $25,000 dollars was put in jail. the money has been paid back by the citizens of ridgecrest. The increased our flat rate water bill from $32.00 a month for water we can not drink to $60 a month for water we can not drink.  I do not think it's fair to the citizens that they have done that to us.  The lines our water runs through are so Old they have contaminated our water with large amounts of LEAD. The new mayor received a government grant over $25,000 dollars that's been used to buy more chemicals & salt for the  dying  Plant. From what I understand the plant only has only  4years max before it will not run properly anymore. It's already not running properly. The water is so hard that citizens have to replace water heaters and other house hold  appliances. The lead is at levels over 15ppm. Which can be extremely dangerous for babies & children. I'm doing this  petition  Because I don't know what else to do. This is an attempt to get someone's attention to fix our plant. Overpriced water bill, & contaminated unsafe water. The water comes  out of Fossett  Yellow/ brown no matter what area of the neighborhood your in. We really need a new plant before we have no water anymore. We really need safe drinking water.  The town has majority low income citizens & a lot live on SSI. People can not afford to pay the $60 a month and but $85 -$100 a month in store bought drinking water gallons. Please sign this  petition. The people of ridgecrest need all the support they can get.  We have been stolen from by people & forced to pay back for some one else's crimes & sold contaminated unhealthy water for far to long. Enough is enough we need help here.   

Bridget Wesberry
174 supporters