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About erierising

Erie Rising is a blog/website about the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling and fracking in Erie, Colorado and the affects this has on our community, families, health and all round liveliness.

“Ridiculously high levels of NMHCs…”

(scroll to bottom for detailed ppts. from NOAA) “…especially the alkanes”  Were the exact words published regarding the air in Erie, CO in a NOAA/Appalachian State University report published Sept. 2, 2011 and conducted Feb-Mar 2011. We are not scientists, … Continue reading

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Erie Rising Spotlighted at the Boulder International Film Festival

One Action-One Boulder is delighted to be spotlighting the work Erie Rising at the Boulder International Film Festival’s screening of Surviving Progress. The film clarifies the connection between environmental degradation and global inequality in relation to the over consumption that … Continue reading

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Stripping Local Control! ALL HANDS ON DECK!

ALL HANDS ON DECK – it’s absolutely essential to have masses of people present at the hearing as well as extensive submissions to the committee in letters, phone calls, emails. STARTING TODAY! Bill Title: Preemption of Local Control Over Oil … Continue reading

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Earth Guardians’ (Kids) Organization is Coming to Support our Kids!

We are so happy when Earth Guardians asked to partner with Erie Rising! Check out this out!  Earth Guardians is run by CHILDREN!  Yes, that is correct, children!  They saw the issues going on here in Erie and asked to … Continue reading

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Erie Moms Credited for Fracking Awareness

“Moms Step Up To Take On Natural Gas Fracking” We are so honored to be featured by Healthy Child Healthy World regarding the awareness our group is bringing to the Town of Erie and on a national level; for concerns … Continue reading

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Read with Caution: Lisa Bracken and “Journey of the Forsaken”

Caution… read at your own risk!  This is in Colorado, so we do not have the luxury to write this off as someplace far far away… Lisa Bracken takes us on a journey like no other.  Her dry sense of … Continue reading

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Open Evaporation Pits in Grandview & Erie Commons! Did you know???

We are still speechless from what was brought to our attention last week at the BOT meeting. Mr. Shane Davis from The Sierra Club provided us with some insightful information regarding open evaporation pits in Erie.  We were unaware that … Continue reading

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