Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition

Unifying the voice of a generation in environmental solidarity

Public Comment Against Land Auction for Fracking

on September 19, 2012

This past week, students from across the state came to Lansing to make a public comment at the Natural Resources Commission of Michigan meeting. These students were part of a larger group called Citizens Against Drilling on Public Lands in Michigan, a group created by students to unite the anti-fracking movement in an effort to stop our public lands from being fracked. This group is currently opposing the DNR’s upcoming public land auction of mineral rights in Michigan, which means that oil and gas companies can buy our land cheaply and continue fracking in Michigan. 

 

Check out this blog from Jordan Lindsay, an MSU student and leader working with MSU Greenpeace. Jordan attended the hearing and made a comment, and gives a great overview of what happened during that time, and what will happen next. 

Contact cadplmich@gmail.com to find out how you can help. 

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One response to “Public Comment Against Land Auction for Fracking

  1. […] student and prominent climate activist, of what happened at the recent MDNR land auction protest. Remember hearing from Jordan Lindsay about the previous MDNR protest? Well the auction happened, and 195,000 acres of Michigan land were sold for oil and gas […]

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