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Anti-frackers planning Sept. 12 rally in Washington

By Bob Downing Published: September 6, 2012

NEOGAP (the Network for Oil and Gas Accountability and Protection) and FrackFree America National Coalition are coordinating a grass-roots protest on Sept. 12 in Washington, D.C.

The title of the event is "Freedom from Toxic Fracking Waste: National Rally Day."

Local rallies will be held across the country on that day as protestors try to bring attention to what they call the fracking problem associated with natural gas-oil drilling.

Fo rmore information, contact Vanessa Pesec of NEOGAP at 440-781-6440,,

Or Susie Beirsdorfer of FrackFree America at 234-201-8007, or

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