Way to go President Obama! Doctors are chiming in

Well this is some exciting news, and in the right direction! President Obama is hearing us and taking the right action! Doctors are seeing the damage and calling for action!

Obama imposes Grand Canyon mine ban

The Obama administration has announced a 20-year ban on new mining claims on more than one million acres near the Grand Canyon, among the most well-known and visited natural wonders in the United States….

The decision ignored pressure from congressional Republicans and mining industry figures who wanted a policy change to open the area for additional mining claims….

Millions of Americans living in cities including Phoenix, the Arizona capital, and Los Angeles, California, rely on the Colorado River for clean drinking water.

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Doctors are seeing first hand what hydraulic fracturing is doing to people and are speaking out as well!

Fracking Moratorium Urged as Doctors Call for Health Study

Gas producers should set up a foundation to finance studies on fracking and independent research is also needed, said Jerome Paulson, a pediatrician at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington. Top independent producers include Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Devon Energy Corp., both of Oklahoma City, and Encana Corp. of Calgary, according to Bloomberg Industries.

“We’ve got to push the pause button, and maybe we’ve got to push the stop button” on fracking, said Adam Law, an endocrinologist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, in an interview at a conference in Arlington, Virginia that’s the first to examine criteria for studying the process.

“We don’t know the chemicals that are involved, really; we sort of generally know,” Vikas Kapil, chief medical officer at National Center for Environmental Health, part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said at the conference. “We don’t have a great handle on the toxicology of fracking chemicals.”

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/01/09/bloomberg_articlesLXJW7C0YHQ0X.DTL#ixzz1j5bvz8kT
The louder the better, more voices need to chime in and we really can make a difference. If the President and doctors can see the damage this is doing. The facts are clear. Big oil needs to stop using us as a big experiment and realize, if they kill us all off, what good is all of their money? Really…

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