Michigan Ban Fracking Initiative (2016) 


Michigan Secretary of State:

Statewide Petitions


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality:

Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan (with link to current High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing Activity Map)

Drilling Units by County


Recommended Videos and Films:

The Intersection Between Hydraulic Fracturing and Climate Change (Dr. Tony Ingraffea)

Gasland Part II

Gasland (the movie)

The Sky is Pink (available on youtube and vimeo)

An emergency short film from Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of GASLAND addressing the urgent crisis of drilling and fracking in New York state.

Unearthed: The Fracking Facade

"It's time to look behind the glitzy commercials and PR campaigns. Unearthed: Setting the fracking track record straight - A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world: "With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are no documented cases that hydraulic fracturing ('fracking') has lead to the contamination of groundwater." 2012.

Jessica Ernst Exposes Drilling and Fracking Crimes in Alberta, Canada (March 2014)

Split Estate

This compelling Emmy Award winning documentary from 2009 shows the dirty side of hydraulic fracturing and natural gas, an energy source the industry touts as a clean alternative to fossil fuels.

Shaleshock Media - Numerous good videos by community groups and individuals in the fight against horizontal hydrofracking.

Recommended Michigan websites:

Ban Michigan Fracking

Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation

Recommended Out-of-state websites:

Chenango Delaware Otsego Gas Drilling Opposition Group

Coalition to Protect New York

Colorado Community Rights Network (ballot initiative in Colorado to allow communities to ban fracking)

Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund in Pennsylvania (CELDF)

Energy Justice Network (Shane Davis)

Gas Main

Marcellus Protest


SAFE (Southern Illinoisans  Against Fracturing Our Environment)



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