Thursday, January 17, 2013
Celebrities Against Fracking Tour NE Pennsylvania
Vera Scroggins wrote: "We're getting some great coverage about our Citizen Tour of Gasland, Pa. for the "Artists Against Fracking" ---showing the horrors of fracking." Celebrities Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Susan Sarandon, Arun Ghandi (Mahatma Ghandi's grandson), and others, hired a tour bus to drive from New York City to Northeast PA to see firsthand the effects of natural gas drilling and to talk to local people who have been adversely affected by the gas industry. Vera Scroggins: "Thanks, to Yoko, John and Susan for visiting us in Gasland, Pa. and witnessing what is happening after 650 gas wells have gone in the past five years and the industry is still in the early stages of inundating us with thousands of gas wells and hundreds of miles of high-pressure pipelines and toxic-emissions from dozens of compressor stations...."