Editors Note: This is the third piece in Wendy’s “The Good Ole’ Boy Extraction Club: The Pseudo-Patriotic and Pervasively Patriarchal Culture of Hydraulic Fracturing” Series. Part 1 and Part 2 can be found on the hyperlinks. The Department of Environmental Protection at Riverdale (Former) Mobile Home Community: The Failure to Inspect for Asbestos May 31st, [...]
Dear Raging Chicken Press Readers: Over the past couple of weeks, I have been throwing around the notion that I would like to spend a month this summer covering the Keystone XL blockade actions in the Central United States and Alberta, Canada. Heading into last week’s debate, I was hesitant on starting a fundraising drive, [...]
1. Pennsylvania Senate Bill 367 and Chancellor Cavanaugh’s Plan to Industrialize Higher Education Dory Hippauf’s “Welcome to PA Frack-U” offers an excellent profile of the Pennsylvania State Senate Bill 367: “an act providing for indigenous mineral resource development; and imposing powers and duties on the Department of General Services and the State System of Higher Education.” [...]
The following is an exchange included in a rather longish thread on Energy in Depth–a fracking propaganda website who sends its “field directors” to events such as the direct action shut-down of the Schlumberger Compound in Horseheads, new York, 8.11.12. The original post is written by Frank Maines, the proprietor of the Redwood Inn, Horseheads, [...]
A small community in north central Pennsylvania is uprooted to make way for the fracking industry, Photographs by Stanley Rogouski, Wendy Lee, and Paul Weaver. __________ Stanley Rogouski | Part time editorial writer. Part time fiction writer. Part time freelance photographer.
It was great to see that the story of Riverdale was picked up by a reporter for Mother Jones! Check out Xian Chiang-Waren’s article, “Trailer Park Evicted to Make Room for Fracking.” You’ll recognize several of the people referred to in the article from Wendy Lee’s Raging Chicken Press reporting. Also, thanks goes out to [...]
Today, I drove out to Riverdale to photograph whatever I could. I decided to leave when one of the security guards appeared to be calling the police. I made some folks very uncomfortable. They should be. They’re participating in the commission of a crime against humanity. Too strong a language? Hardly. The same company who [...]