Thursday, April 22, 2010

Another View of What Happened In Dimock, PA

Cartoon by John Cole, The (Scranton) Times-Tribune
Used by permission.

$240,000 in fines and a one-year moratorium on drilling in a small rural township might make it seem that Pennsylvania state government is cracking down on natural gas drillers that compromise the environment and living conditions for local residents. Unfortunately, pitted against the millions in profits drillers stand to gain from extracting gas from the Marcellus Shale, it basically amounts to the cost of doing business.

Don't know what happened in Dimock?  Click here for a start.  Also search this blog for more information on the plight of Dimock.

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