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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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A beautiful refuge on the Boise River in Ada County, already leased for future drilling and potential hydraulic fracturing, along with the next 38 river-miles all the way to the Oregon border, plus another 92 river-miles of the Payette and Snake Rivers in Idaho

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Despite the Trump administration's proposed rollback of methane regs, to please midsized petro companies, the big guys are -wanting- good EPA regulations, "to level the playing field." - and besides being better for the air, any capturing rather than leaking of methane is money in the bank after the capture equipment is paid for. https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/big-oil-backing-methane-regulation-220000746.html

Big Oil Is Backing Methane Regulation

"By the end of this year, a cumulative 270,000 barrels a day of diesel demand will have been displaced by electric buses, most of it in China... That’s more than 3X the displacement by all the world’s passenger electric vehicles... By 2040, electric vehicles could displace [as] much as 6.4 million barrels a day of demand, while fuel efficiency improvements will erase another 7.5 million barrels a day..." = continuing depressed gas/oil prices... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-19/forget-tesla-it-s-china-s-e-buses-that-are-denting-oil-demand

Forget Tesla, It's China's E-Buses That Are Denting Oil Demand

"A class action suit filed in Payette County challenges gas producer Alta Mesa’s methods for figuring royalty payments. The lawsuit, brought by 9 local people who leased their mineral rights to Alta Mesa, alleges 'willful underpayment or non-payment of royalties on natural gas and/or constituents of the gas stream produced from wells in Idaho.' ...and "further alleges that defendants 'manipulated royalty accounting methods'" in several ways. https://www.argusobserver.com/news/suit-alleges-alta-mesa-underpays-gas-royalties/article_39b185f6-4b35-11e9-8d52-6f70e8aa2fe5.html?fbclid=IwAR3U-zT0i8AG49ml0G50N8kXwfN-Bs2mhxrbwWrPHzIT28d1tVTOWwcwIyw

Suit alleges Alta Mesa underpays gas royalties

A C.A.I.A. FUNdraiser coming in April! Adult comedy night - Wed., April 3rd, at O'Michael's in North Boise - FIVE local comics "Standup for Idaho"... Doors open at 6pm, comedy starts at 7pm Tickets $50/person, or $100 for VIP table: http://tinyurl.com/caia-news (no-host bar/food)