Tag: family

  • Farm family’s nightmare: ‘Gas drillers cut corners from Day One’

    Guest post by Candace Mingins In 1971, when my husband’s family bought its farm in Van Etten, there was an abandoned Oriskany formation well on the property. There were, indeed, abandoned wells all over the neighboring hills — some of which were providing neighbors with free gas. A small pipe and tank seemed innocuous enough. […]

  • Top Ten Reasons Why Stone Gas Drilling Rocks

    MB’s TOP TEN REASONS WHY STONE GAS DRILLING ROCKS 10. Creates jobs for road repair crews, EMTs, lawyers, nurses, physicians, marriage counselors, firefighters, law enforcement officers, & meth dealers & has added bonus of providing extra income for corrupt politicians 9. Drilling noise easily drowns out next-door neighbor’s kid’s garage band 8. Devastated landscape, loss […]

  • Bainbridge, Ohio: feckless regulators can do nothing about reckless drillers BAINBRIDGE, Ohio – More than 100 people crammed into an overflowing meeting room at the Federated Church Tuesday to hear what the state was going to do about problems created by oil and gas well drillers. Sean Logan, the Ohio Department of Natural Resource’s director, had few answers to calm fears. He failed to […]

  • What drinking water looks like in Dimock these days:

  • More “Why do we use this stuff?” – McKinney, Texas

    The victims of Atmos Energy’s negligence lingered for over 2 and 5 months, respectively. May 16, 2008 7:10 pm US/CentralSet of Explosions Destroy 3 Homes in McKinney May 18, 2008McKinney explosion witnesses, victims’ families criticize Atmos Energy’s response May 19, 2008 5:10 pm US/CentralMcKinney FD Chief Reveals New Details on Explosion Related stories: […]

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