Thirty-five towns have passed ordinances banning toxic, radioactive fracking waste from being stored in their town. Food and Water Watch is working with citizens in fifteen more towns on this important effort. Here are some upcoming meetings in January. For additional information on efforts in other towns, please visit here.
Sunday, January 7 – 2:00 pm – Madison
E.C. Scranton Public Library
Madison had a very successful turnout to the Board of Selectmen meeting on December 18 – Food and Water Watch organizer Jen Siskind spoke for 30 minutes, offering information and asking questions. As a follow-up, residents of Madison are holding an info session for town residents to understand the dangers of fracking waste and how this ordinance will protec them. The meeting will be a E.C. Scranton Public Library in Madison, CT on Sunday, January 7 at 2:00 pm.
Monday, January 8 – 7:00 pm – Redding
Redding Town Hall
Residents of Redding have petitioned the town to hold a special town meeting to vote to ban fracking waste – the meeting will be on Monday, January 8 at 7:00 pm in the Redding Town Hall. Only residents who attend can vote – if you live in Redding, it is EXTREMELY important that you attend this special town meeting and vote to ban fracking waste.
Monday, January 8 – 7:00 pm – Darien
Darien Town Hall
The Board of Selectmen has this on their agenda for their Monday, January 8 meeting. Please attend to show support.
Tuesday, January 9 – 7:00 pm – North Stonington
New Town Hall
Jen Siskind will be making a presentation to the Board of Selectmen in North Stonington on Tuesday, January 9 at 7:00 pm. Residents of North Stonington are encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, January 10 – 7:00 pm – West Hartford
West Hartford Town Hall
The West Hartford Energy Commission is hosting an informational session on fracking waste with Jen Siskind. The meeting will be from 7:00 – 8:30 pm on Wednesday, January 10 at 7:00 pm. West Hartford residents are encouraged to attend. If you live in a town nearby that hasn’t passed a ban, please come and learn more about fracking waste and how you can ban it in your town.
Tuesday, January 16 – 6:30 pm – Guilford
Guilford Town Library
Guilford has a lot of public support from residents for a ban on fracking waste, but action has not yet been taken to the Board of Selectmen. A public presentation will be held on Tuesday, January 16 at 6:30 pm at the Guilford Public Library. Please plan on attending!