We are concerned citizens fighting tar sands mining, fracking, and related exploitative industries in Alabama.
We are pro humans, pro jobs and pro property values. We enjoy clean water and clean air. We like locally-grown food and livestock and we believe a vibrant local agricultural economy produces jobs and is good for our communities.
We support hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, birdwatching, mountain biking, road cycling, horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, and other outdoor activities. We believe these recreational activities are good for humans and create jobs and bring huge economic value to our state through tourism. We also like critters. Hunting and fishing depend on a healthy ecosystem.
Humans also depend on a healthy ecosystem to survive. Nature is not a luxury. We need trees to filter our water and clean our air. Dirty air and contaminated water systems cause sickness and disease that costs all of us, in harm to human health and productivity and through increased healthcare costs.
We believe the citizens of Alabama have a right to determine the type of economy and communities we want to live in.
This isn’t about stopping progress, this cause is about preserving the quality of life and community that we have.
Alabama can thrive in a 21st century economy, built on clean energy and one that maximizes the value of our natural resources, rather than destroys everything to extract a single dirty fossil fuel that will, in the process, destroy everything that makes the Shoals area a great place to live, work and raise a family.
We believe in the Shoals and we believe in the people of the Shoals. We have been blessed with bountiful resources and we should work to use these in positive ways
We hope you’ll join us in this fight.
This website is owned by Sheree Martin, freelance journalist and writer.
Content on this site will be provided by a variety of individuals who are leading the efforts to fight tar sands mining, fracking, and related exploitation and destruction of natural resources in our state. Wherever possible the contributor of the content is shown.
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