So, if you think that land ownership automatically allows you to lease to gas companies to conduct fracking on the lawn, YOU’RE WRONG!
Writer’s Workshop of Sullivan County
Fracking In The Catskills & Our Socialist American State:
The Government Can’t Tell Me What I Can Do with My Land, Or Can They?
by Ruby Pixman
Awhile back a newspaper reported on a public meeting in a Sullivan County town to discuss whether or not to allow natural gas excavating known as fracking.
Fracking is a very controversial issue here, and in other regions of upstate New York and the US.
Upset with an upcoming decision to forbid fracking in the township, one pro-fracking woman defiantly arose stating, “The government has no right to tell me what to do with my land!”
The applause was deafening.
Sorry to inform you ma’am, but you’re wrong-the government tells you what you can and can’t do on with your property any day in most anyway…Continue Reading