Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Keystone Off The Table, But Back East, Pipeline Fight Builds

Carolyn and Ian Reilly and their four children left Florida's sprawl in 2010 to farm 58 acres in rural Virginia, raising beef cattle, chicken and hogs. Then a year ago, they learned a natural gas pipeline would slice through part of their farm and their lives took another dramatic turn. They've shooed pipeline surveyors from their pastures, made anti-pipeline signs for a protest at the county courthouse and at appearances by the Virginia governor. They've also kept up pressure on local officials. As the leader in this multigenerational band of family activists, Carolyn Reilly has found the experience exhilarating and bruising.

More:  http://mobile.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/11/09/us/ap-us-pipeline-to-protests.html

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