• Petitioning President Barack Obama

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President, United States of America
President Barack Obama

Ban Fracking Federally!

    1. Scott Noren
    2. Petition by

      Scott Noren

      ithaca, NY

 

I feel like I am ground zero on Fracking from one standpoint and I will explain. I want to emphasize, I am a peon, this is not ego, it is just how I feel. I have called for a FEDERAL Ban on Fracking since 2009.I truly believe that activism against fracking is needed at the local and state levels. No doubt. If that did not exist, the science on environmental, engineering and health risks would never have had the light shed on them as they are. I failed to get the antifracking community to get 1500 people to get ONE page of ten signatures to get the bulk signatures I needed to get on the ballot. Why is this important?Senator Gillibrand, Cuomo etc support safe fracking and, according to a BOARD member of NYLCV, they do too for Southern Tier economic and US energy supply concerns. Additionally and more importantly, Senator Gillibrand is funded by Chesapeake PAC, and numerous gas, oil and nuclear PAC Lobby money (see The Real Donations to Gillibrand).So, what is really needed additionally to the local/state 'Tiananmen Square' type approach?Two things. A Federal ban on Fracking which will essentially be a U.S. Ban on fracking, is similar if not identical to France's ban. Secondly, the EPA issues 'guidelines' to Aquatic Buffer Zones for activities that can harm waterways. I would move to pass a Congressional Bill to make this MANDATORY. No other incumbent or Congressional candidate is a strong on this, student loan reform, jobs bill not involving Wall Street, and a comprehensive stepping stone approach to drastically reducing fossil fuels in the next 10 YEARS, not 20. How can we do this? Get me and others elected to Congress to write and pass a ban like France did. We need numbers. You can help by getting your friends to sign also.

Currently, Senator Gillibrand is #5 in Commercial Bank Lobby money (was #1 in 2010) per Open Secrets.org., and wants nuclear power plants built in Western NY. Look for my new Facebook page Federally Ban Fracking.  Like my Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/FederallybanFracking

www.norenforsenate.com norenforsenate@gmail.com
If we get a massive email list and phone numbers who agree with me, this is doable.
I missed getting the current Senate seat, but the public will become more and more outraged when Gillibrand and Schumer essentially go along with fracking and do not write BAN legislation. I may challenge Senator Schumer in his next election bid!

Recent signatures

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    1. Eartquakes in Azle, Texas

      Scott Noren
      Petition Organizer

      It's pretty unlikely that 30 recent earthquakes in Azle, Texas are NOT related to injection wells....please take the time to tell even more people to sign our petition to ban fracking federally..Thanks.
      Scott Noren DDS
      Also, if I decide to run against Senator Schumer in NY, know that this petition issue is part of my platform.

    2. Reached 2,000 signatures
    3. Decision-maker Scott Noren DDS responds:

      Scott Noren DDS

      I just want to thank each and every one of you that has signed my petition. Whether I ever make it into the US Senate to sound off on legislation to ban Fracking like France did, I hope we can get the numbers to present to a new President...


    4. Reached 1,500 signatures
    5. Please Help Me Ban Fracking!

      Scott Noren
      Petition Organizer

      Please do two things
      If you live in NY State, write me in for US Senate on Nov. 6th as Scott Noren
      I have a major student loan reform and jobs bill platform as well..
      If you have signed this petition, please get 3-4 friends to do so. Thank you.
      Scott Noren DDS US Senate candidate Ithaca, NY

    6. Reached 100 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Christine Gjorvad ST PAUL, MN
      • 5 days ago

      I want fresh water for my children. I was looking at moving to PA and had to look away because of the fracking. It made me sad to think these homes are lost and all they are good for is the month check from gas companies. What good is it to even have this as a state anymore or even have politicians there. Soon it will be a waste land. I guess someday we may only have a few stars on that flag of ours and maybe a toxic symbol where the other stars once were. This will be a loss of tax dollars votes and more. So short sighted by our politicians.

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    • rebekah babcock BURLINGTON, MA
      • 14 days ago

      I have gotten sick from fracking in my area several times.

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    • sari stiles BROWN DEER, WI
      • 16 days ago

      Pollution and environmental issues, and we really SHOULD be investing in alternative/ ecologically safer fuels (solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric...)

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    • Ashley Daniels WILMINGTON, NC
      • 30 days ago

      This is not a 'what if' 'perhaps' situation. We have evidence fracking is harmful to the environment, toxic to the water- and just an all around bad idea. I don't want Fracking to exist anywhere. I fully support this petition.

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    • Rick Shoestock SYLVA, NC
      • about 1 month ago

      You can drink money.

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