Colorado Coalition Urges Phase-out of New Fracking Oil and Gas Permits October 18, 2022

A gas drilling operation including a burning flare, with the Rocky Mountains visible behind.
Gas drilling in North Park, CO.
Photo: WildEarth Guardians / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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“The overwhelmingly negative impacts of fossil fuel production on the health and wellbeing of our communities, particularly our children, are unacceptable,” said Barbara Donachy, MPH, Physicians for Social Responsibility Colorado Board of Directors. “Whether directly from toxic emissions or indirectly from greenhouse gas emissions leading to our increasingly hot summers and raging wildfires, we all suffer. We must change our direction and change it as quickly and fairly as possible.”

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