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C.A.I.A. IS A NON-PARTISAN IDAHO NON-PROFIT DEDICATED TO REPRESENTING AND EDUCATING THE PUBLIC AND PARTICIPATING IN PUBLIC PROCESSES TO PROMOTE THE PRESERVATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS, PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY AND CRITICAL RESOURCES

HEALTH IMPACTS

Human health risks
Harms to pets/stock/wildlife
Dangerous industry-related jobs
Public health/safety costs
Quality of life

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

Harm to precious water
Air and soil pollution
Earthquakes
Fire/explosions
Fracking/no fracking is moot 

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PROPERTY IMPACTS

Mortgage/insurance jeopardy
Do you have property rights??
Lease snags and negotiation
On public lands as well
What about alternatives?

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FINANCIAL IMPACTS

How the taxpayer pays
Hidden costs/liabilities to cover
‘Forced pooling’ and you
What are ‘split estates’?
Loss of homes/values

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2 days ago
New study takes a different approach to showing human activity causing earthquakes in Texas

"The researchers report that their readings showed that the most recent natural fault activity beneath the Fort Worth basin was approximately 70 million years ago. That meant that the team was unable ... See more

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with Southern Methodist University in Texas and the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazard Program in Virginia has taken a new approach to studying the increase ... See more

3 days ago
A dozen fires and explosions at Colorado oil and gas facilities in 8 months since fatal blast in Firestone

"After the Firestone disaster, data that Colorado regulators obtained from oil and gas companies reveal 120,815 underground flowline segments within 1,000 feet of buildings. The data show 428 ... See more

Nearly eight months after a leaking underground fossil fuels pipeline caused a home explosion that killed two men, Colorado regulators of the oil and gas industry haven’t taken any enforcement ... See more

4 days ago
Drilling loud! 8/26/2008

Current Idaho statute allows oil & gas drilling within a mere -100 yards- of our homes, schools (and any other occupied structures). We are working hard to convince our city and county officials that ... See more

XTO on our doorstep. We are expecting them to start drilling any day on the site behind our house. Today 8/26/08 we were surprised to find they are redrillin...

5 days ago
SW Idaho couple wants Texas oil company to reveal records

Alta Mesa just agreed to pay a $4.57 million settlement in Oklahoma for fraud, RICO and other charges; MANY red flags have been raised concerning them here in Idaho too and this questionable ... See more

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho couple concerned they aren't being paid their fair share of oil and natural gas royalties are asking state officials to force a Texas-base

5 days ago
UTA research finds dangerous bacteria in groundwater near Texas gas drilling sites

"Two studies recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Science of the Total Environment discovered increased levels of bacteria - particularly dangerous ones that are difficult to kill - in ... See more

Stories about unexplained illnesses have accompanied the nation’s gas drilling boom for years.Residents living near gas drilling sites have...

1 week ago
:: State of Idaho Voluntary Transfer of Primacy of the Class II Underground Injection Control Program to the Environmental Protection Agency, 55968-55970 [2017-24637] ::

**IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION!!**: The federal EPA is considering changing its rules about Idaho's ability to allow *Class II INJECTION WELLS* (*the reason for so many -earthquakes- in once-unseismic ... See more

State of Idaho Voluntary Transfer of Primacy of the Class II Underground Injection Control Program to the Environmental Protection Agency, 55968-55970 [2017-24637]

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C.A.I.A. – Citizens Allied for Integrity and Accountability

It's still Giving Tuesday at ~9:30pm... Would you help CAIA help Idaho by donating today?:
https://integrityandaccountability.org/giving/

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2 weeks ago

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2 weeks ago
Air pollution is a bigger risk for people with A, B, or AB blood types, study finds

Study was done is gas&oil-heavy Utah:
"Researchers warned that people in those groups should consider staying indoors to minimise their risk if they had underlying heart conditions, such as coronary ... See more

People with type A, B, or AB blood have a greater chance of suffering a heart attack or chest pain during episodes of high air pollution compared to those with type O, scientists have found.

3 weeks ago

CAIA folks are working hard for all Idahoans - Will you please consider giving (http://www.IntegrityAndAccountability.org/giving/), now or on #GivingTuesday? - to...