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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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4 days ago
wvue.images.worldnow.com

Here's how orphaned gas&oil wells impact states where development is underway... There has to be an -incentive- to -officially- 'abandon' a well not producing as desired ('abandonment' - careful ... See more

4 days ago
Zurik: Orphan wells and the deadbeats who leave them

NOT just old wells!... "Derek Segars is just one of the people who have made money off these now-abandoned wells. ...[He] doesn't feel bad for leaving those wells unplugged. 'If you don't have the ... See more

Almost 4,000 abandoned oil and gas wells dot Louisiana's landscape and waters, from Oil City to Golden Meadow and beyond. Many of them have been deteriorating for decades; some of them are leaking....

6 days ago
Boyle: mineral rights suit in Okla. relevant

"... Plaintiffs alleged that royalties... were being underpaid as the defendants deducted certain production expenses - deductions which weren’t contractually allowed." -- "Boyle told the ... See more

PAYETTE COUNTY — Recent reports of a settlement in a lawsuit that mineral rights owners in Oklahoma brought against two Alta Mesa companies and another energy firm didn’t escape the

1 week ago
Angry Front Range residents pack hearing, berate state regulators for allowing drilling near homes

"Development proposals in Broomfield & Boulder Co. & the recent approval of 2 dozen wells near a school in Weld Co. drew denunciations from a long line of people... A common theme heard... was the ... See more

Hundreds of people jammed hearing rooms to plead with state regulators not to allow oil and gas operations close to homes. And the hearing for one of the biggest planned for Broomfield hadn’t…

1 week ago
Judge Orders Removal Of Gas Pipeline From Native American Property - YES WE NATIVE

The company has continued to operate the pipeline 5+ yrs after the lease expired, w/no compensation to the landowners. "The trespass continued even after the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2010 told the ... See more

In a decisive victory for Native American rights, a federal judge just ordered an energy company to completely remove a natural gas pipeline. The Free Thought Project Seventeen years after the ... See more

1 week ago
It's Official: Injection of Fracking Wastewater Caused Kansas’ Biggest Earthquake

It "occurred on faults that scientists did not previously know existed" & "likely came from just 1 or 2 nearby wells... 'One... is still injecting water at the same level as when the earthquake ... See more

According to new research from the U.S. Geological Survey, fracking caused the largest earthquake ever recorded in Kansas.

2 weeks ago
'This is a really big deal': Canada natural gas emissions far worse than feared

"...The survey measured the airborne emissions of 1000s of oil & gas wells in the regions. Researchers also tracked the amount of ethane to ensure that methane emissions from cattle would not end up ... See more

Alberta is home to 68% of Canada’s natural gas production, 47% of its light crude oil production as well as 80% of all crude oil and equivalents. Alberta’s oil and gas industry – Canada’s ... See more

2 weeks ago
Alta Mesa Agrees To Pay $4.57M To Settle Gas Royalty Row - Law360

Royalty owners sued Alta Mesa (operating in Idaho as AM Idaho) and are following up on a settlement RE the company's handling of royalties on 115 oil & gas wells in Oklahoma - for "taking improper ... See more

A putative class of royalty owners asked an Oklahoma federal judge on Wednesday to approve a settlement agreement that would require gas producer Alta Mesa to pay $4.57 million to end claims it ... See more

3 weeks ago
Scotland just banned fracking

While inexperienced Idaho gears up for lots of drilling and statistically inevitable fracking, Scotland extends its 2015 ban to "indefinitely" after 99% of 60,000+ commenters urged it. Energy ... See more

The Scottish government has announced a ban on fracking, in the face of “overwhelming” public opposition to the controversial gas extraction technique. Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse said an ... See more

1 month ago
Idaho Organization of Resource Councils

The fact is, all #oilandgas equipment leaks that's why it shouldn't be built near our homes and schools #livingwithoilandgas #idleg #safesetbacks