Protect Native American Archeological Burial Grounds in Ohio owned by Bonds

Protect Native American Archeological Burial Grounds in Ohio owned by Bonds

    1. David Dillman
    2. Petition by

      David Dillman

      Berwyn, PA

The property is a prospective site for shale gas exploration, drilling and extraction. The property owners have refused multiple offers to purchase or lease rights on the property to drill for shale methane gas. That is their private right. Beyond that right, the property,and specifically the portion of the property Antero Resources seeks to excavate and drill, has also been identified as a Native American Burial Mound site. In addition, evidence exists that other significant and historic anthropological findings on this site may be disrupted or destroyed if excavation and drilling are performed on the Bond property. It is in the best interests of the County, State of Ohio, and Nation, if Antero Resources, and the State of Ohio are prohibited from allowing the imposition of Eminent Domain to procure the property, or any other legal or civil action, including the voluntary sale and use of the property for excavation and drilling for the purposes Antero Resources requires to recover shale gas from this property. Specifically, no excavation below grade should be allowed, and no sub-surface drilling should be allowed which might disturb or destroy any burial sites or archological relics of whatever archeological age, on the Bond Property, for any purpose.

Protect Native American Archeological Burial Grounds in Ohio owned by Bonds

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    Reasons for signing

    • georgia jones FALLS CITY, NE
      • 8 days ago

      this is sacred land. no one should disturb the dead. it isn`t right.

    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 28 days ago

      Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in."

      -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • Danille Miller LONGVIEW, WA
      • 2 months ago

      Because it is important to our indigenous peoples.

    • Barbara McAusland NEW LONDON, OH
      • 2 months ago

      We need to preserve our history and understand that these can NEVER be replaced as well as respect the true americans and their burial sites.

    • Doris Brown STAFFORD, VA
      • 3 months ago

      We, the Native Americans, built this nation before the Europeans came and changed it. It's only right we keep what's ours.


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