13 May / These unassuming folks almost signed away their land to a fracking project, until they found out what that meant. Then they rallied like a militia to save it.
“The industry kept saying: ‘We have the power, you have none. We are coming. Get out of the way or leave,'” says Joanne Cipolla-Dennis recalling what happened when the oil and gas industry came to her town of Dryden, NY. But Joanne and her neighbors came up with a plan. Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry. As fracking bears down on 31 states across the country, this story offers hope and important lessons for communities trying to protect themselves.
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