DNR Public Hearing November 12th at Lakeshore High to Discuss Fracking Permit

Concerned Citizens of St. Tammany Parish CCSTPConcerned Citizens of St. Tammany (CCST) and the Town of Abita Springs announce that the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) will be holding a public hearing for the citizens of St. Tammany this November 12th, 5:00pm at Lakeshore High School off of HWY 1088 in Mandeville. The hearing will be regarding the Helis Oil & Gas application for a drilling permit 1 1/2 miles from Lakeshore High School involving the controversial hydro-fracturing or “fracking” method.

The request for a public hearing was made by attorneys representing CCST and the Town of Abita Springs. The meeting will be an opportunity for citizens to address their comments or concerns, and to hear comments from the community. A written public comment period through the LDNR will commence after the hearing. For more information, visit www.ccstp.org or www.fracking-101.webs.com.