Bill Moyers Photo Essay: Dryden, the Town that Changed the Fracking Game

Dryden_Slideshow_01aThis photo essay was produced by Earthjustice, an environmental law nonprofit that represented the town of Dryden, New York, near Ithaca, as the town sought to defend its zoning laws banning drilling. The state’s high court recently ruled in favor of the town. This photo essay first appeared on Earthjustice’s website.

Dryden_Slideshow_01When the oil and gas industry came to the small town of Dryden, New York, population 14,500, with plans to start fracking, things didn’t turn out quite how they expected. Use the link below to find out how a group of neighbors turned the tables on a powerful industry.

http://billmoyers.com/content/photo-essay-dryden-the-town-that-changed-the-fracking-game/

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3 Responses to Bill Moyers Photo Essay: Dryden, the Town that Changed the Fracking Game

  1. solodm says:

    Serious thanks should be given to all those who dedicated themselves to this – for all of us.

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  2. Barbara Griffin says:

    Finally…a win for the people over corporate power. Time for NYS to take on Monsanto and demand GMO labeling on processed foods.

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  3. Linda Falco says:

    Yes, let’s keep speaking up for what the people want, not what the 1% want!

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