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Natural gas opponents Bill Huston and Vera Scroggins reveal a contempt for job seekers and careers that lies at the heart of their natural gas opposition.  It’s got little to do with the environment, except as a tool to achieve their broader goal of reshaping...

Anti natural gas activist Vera Scroggins played the “crying wolf” gimmick last week by calling the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to complain of smells she believed to be from nearby flaring.  DEP responded immediately and found…nothing. Vera Scroggins, a well-known and outspoken opponent...

Bloomberg News takes the low road through small-town Pennsylvania by siding with the plaintiffs in a natural gas lawsuit, making major factual errors and choosing sensation over substance at almost every turn. Like a lot of small communities, the village of Franklin Forks in northeastern...

Like a lot of small communities, the village of Franklin Forks in northeastern Pennsylvania can be pretty confusing to outsiders, especially if they’re just passing through. It can be hard enough to find your way back to the Interstate, so trying to understand the inner workings of a tight-knit community in just a few days is a pretty tall order – especially when there’s controversy involved. Not according to Bloomberg News, however, who recently traveled from Washington, D.C. to Franklin Forks to cover the controversy there over a lawsuit filed against a natural gas developer.

This past Tuesday the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)  held a public hearing at Montrose High School regarding an Air Quality Plan Approval Application for a compressor station proposed by Williams. Like most of these hearings, protestors gathered outside the front doors exclaiming how bad...