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Set aside all the stage props, backdrops and inflatable scenery deployed as part of the continuing saga known as Dimock, and you’re left with a pretty basic question – albeit one to which very few outside media have gone out of their way to find a legitimate, science-based answer. Quite simply: Is the water up there safe?

As most people are aware, the last few weeks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was in Dimock to test the water of about 60 households. During this process, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Cabot Oil and Gas were also allowed to conduct...

UPDATE (see bottom of page) National media outlets are supposed to be objective, removing personal views from stories, fact-checking statements and getting the opinions of multiple stakeholders to promote accuracy  in reporting. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and it seems Dimock, Pa. never gets a...

If it weren’t so darned serious and there wasn’t so much at stake, one could make a hilarious slapstick movie about what’s happening in Dimock as the U.S. EPA pursues what appears to be a trial lawyer support initiative.  We’d obviously have Leslie Nielsen play...

Jim Grimsley and Ann Van Lenten Dimock Township Landowners Jim and I are proud residents of Dimock Township in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.  We are the voice of the silent majority in Dimock and we would like everyone to hear “the other side.”  As landowners, we...

In Dec., EPA says water’s safe; in Jan, with no new data, it says it’s not – EID lays out what’s known and what’s not Set aside all the stage props, backdrops and inflatable scenery deployed as part of the continuing saga known as Dimock,...

Does the Federal government recognize any limits on its authority? Students of U.S. politics can easily tell you there are such limits.  In fact, if a federal agency has no authority as directly granted by Congress then it can’t act.  This small, but very important, fact...

Vic Furman Chenango County Landowner Dimock, Pennsylvania seems to have become the location for a proxy war by those from New York State fighting for their mineral rights and those seeking to block responsible natural gas development.  Every time I visit I find myself face...

Bill, Nicole and Rachael, The EID Northeast Marcellus Initiative Team   After 3 long years of fighting a water line 99% of the Dimock population do not want, and listening as their New York neighbors and natural gas obstructionists from across the world smeared their...