Calvin Tillman, former mayor of Dish, TX, is speaking to fracking affected communities in California this week, from July 24th through July 26th. Calvin's story has been featured in the films Gasland and Gasland II. He will be talking about his own experiences with fracking, effects on public health and the environment, and property rights.
Because of his experience exposing the industry's malfeasance, and the public health impacts associated with it (and his success in moving state government to respond), DISH, Texas Mayor Calvin Tillman was invited up to the Marcellus region in New York and Pennsylvania to share his wisdom -- and to get to know the experiences of other gas industry impacted communities.
After a week "up north" he wrote the following message: