Today, citizens from affected communities, together with
environmental organizations and community groups, announced a call to
action to demand an end to putting oil and gas drilling profits ahead of
public health, clean water, air and the safety of our communities. This
event will be the largest of its kind and will take place on the West
Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on
July 28, 2012.
Labeled “Stop the Frack Attack,” the rally will bring thousands to
the nation’s capitol to demand greater government responsibility and
corporate accountability for harm that existing oil and gas development
Community groups and organizations from Pennsylvania, West Virginia,
New York, Maryland, Texas, Wyoming, Ohio, Colorado, New Jersey, New
Mexico, Idaho, Virginia and North Dakota have signed on in support of
the event. For more information and a list of endorsing organizations
and members of the citizen-based advisory council, click here.
In support of this National Day of Action, concerned citizens from across the country issued the below statements: