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Plutonic Panda
02-03-2015, 04:38 PM
A big push against Fracking seems to be taking place in Stillwater, but not without a fight and some vandalism.

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02-03-2015, 05:14 PM
Tuesday night the Stillwater Planning Commission is considering a ban of injection wells inside the city limits. That meeting is at 5:30 p.n. If the planning commission and city council passes it, Stillwater would be the first city in Oklahoma to ban injection wells.

I wonder how long it will be until the state legislature passes a law that prevents cities from banning injection wells...

Plutonic Panda
02-03-2015, 05:18 PM
That's what I was thinking. I'm sure it's around the corner.

02-04-2015, 01:09 AM
There ought to be a camera on the signs to see whose doing it. High school kids? An old man? A neighbor lady? Oil field workers?

The last I knew of an oil well drilled in Stillwater was several years ago. It's been producing oil and OSU gets some of the royalties.

02-04-2015, 09:32 AM
It's probably my father-in-law, lol.

02-04-2015, 05:09 PM
I think most people have grown complacent about the earthquakes, due to them usually lasting only a second or two with a jolt or two. And most people aren't feeling the full impact of them, since they commonly center out in the middle of nowhere, rather than under a town. Still a good number of people are mighty concerned about them and about other harms and complaints that fracking and oil injection wells appear to be causing: