Like Vermont, Connecticut Needs Hydraulic Fracturing Ban

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: General

When Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed the hydraulic fracturing ban into law Wednesday afternoon, those who’ve been fighting fracking around the country took heart.

Rep. Tony Klein, D-East Montpelier, who co-sponsored the original bill to ban hydraulic fracturing, said officials in Michigan have contacted him seeking advice on how to pursue a ban there.

For more on this story, visit: Vermont governor signs bill banning hydraulic fracturing | Burlington Free Press |

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