On June 1, 2016, the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan filed a lawsuit against the state on the unconstitutionality of time limitations on signature-gathering.

Download the complaint here.

Read our press release here.

The attached exhibits of our complaint can be downloaded separately:

Exhibit 1

Exhibit 2

Exhibit 3

Exhibit 4

Exhibit 5

Exhibit 6

Exhibit 7

Exhibit 8

Exhibit 9

Exhibit 10, Attachment 1, Attachment 2

Exhibit 11

Exhibit 12

Exhibit 13

Exhibit 14

Exhibit 15

Exhibit 16

On June 22, the State filed a motion and brief for summary disposition. You can read them, below:

Motion for Summary Disposition and Brief in Support of Defendants' June 22, 2016 Motion for Summary Disposition

We filed our response to their motion on July 8. You can read it here:

Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion for Summary Disposition

Affidavit of LuAnne Kozma


On August 8, 2016, Judge Stephen Borrello, Court of Claims, held that the case was not yet "ripe"

August 8, 2016 Decision by Judge Stephen Borrello


On September 23, 2016, Committee to Ban Fracking filed its first brief in the Court of Appeals fighting the ripeness decision

Appellants' Opening Brief on Appeal



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