Tonight 7PM – August 5 – Oakland Township Planning Commission Meeting



 Click here for the tonight’s agenda

Watch WXYZ Channel 7 report during tonight’s 11 PM news

Could oil and gas drilling operation be coming to Oakland Township’s residential areas?

In addition to the updates below, more information from the Oakland Township Watchers, updating on this issue for Oakland Township residents: www.oaklandtownship.info.

From the Oakland Township Watchers web site:

Some of you may be aware of the struggles that our neighboring communities have had with Oil and Gas drilling activities. Shelby Twp. and Rochester Hills are two of our closest neighbors that have been involved in that fight. A recent filing by West Bay Explorations now may place Oakland Township in the fray.


What can Oakland Township residents do?

SIGN UP – Keep up to date on oil and gas leases, permits, and meetings: Mailing list

SPEAK UP – Write to you representatives using our sample letters.

SHOW UP – Attend the Oakland Township Board of Trustees meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each Month at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Hall, 4393 Collins Road, Rochester MI 48306.  Or, watch online via live stream.

VOLUNTEER – Are you willing to stand up for Oakland Township? Contact Us.

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Previous DDH posts on Oakland Township issues:

Oakland County Residents SHOCKED by OIL WELL LOCATION

Oakland Church Leases Property for Oil Drilling

Oakland Township Passes 6 month moratorium on new oil or gas drilling


Oakland Township Watchers posts:

Results of June 23, 2015 BOT discussion on Oil and Gas drilling in Oakland Township

Oil and Gas Drilling” is on July 14, 2015 Oakland Township Board meeting agenda

Oakland Township Board implements 6 month moratorium on new oil or gas drilling in Oakland Township