January 1, 2013

"not the first time that Big Oil and Gas has tried to intimidate"

Dryden Town Supervisor Mary Ann Sumner and Town Councilman Steve Stelick have a joint op-ed in the Albany Times-Union today about hydrofracking and the key difference between residents and gas companies:

Norse Energy will be interested in upstate New York as long as it is lucrative. But we're not leaving. To us — and our constituents and neighbors — Dryden is home.

Hopefully the courts will recognize that there is more value to a place than the things that can be extracted from it.

Posted by simon at January 1, 2013 1:17 PM in
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