September 2016



Civil Disobedience Legalized To Enable Protest Against Fracking In Grant Township, Pennsylvania

Grant Township is tiny community taking up a 27-square-mile patch of Western Pennsylvania that was faced with the threat of a giant energy corporation leaving toxic fracking wastewater deposits under it. Its 700 residents were concerned over the historical trend all over America of protesters being arrested while attempting to speak out against bullying corporations. So Grant Township passed a law that protects its residents from arrest if they protest Pennsylvania General Energy Company’s (PGE) creation of an injection well.