“It appears that the only beneficiaries of LNG exports are the owners of the natural gas resources and infrastructure, and that any claim that this project provides public benefit is false.”
"The charge filed against me would be laughable if it weren’t for the terrifying reality it exposes: namely, that Williams can pick up the phone and have any one of us hauled into court for daring to oppose the exploitation of our land."
A hearing is scheduled for Conestoga resident and public school teacher Kimberly Kann on Wednesday, October 21st at 9am at the Lancaster County Courthouse, Courtroom 5, 50 North Duke St in Lancaster. Supporters are welcome.
Kann was arrested for disorderly conduct on April 28th during a public meeting at the Conestoga Fire Hall. According to Township Supervisors, the meeting was intended to provide the public with information regarding an upcoming Home Rule study group vote which took place in May, 2015. The Conestoga Community Group were denied the opportunity to participate in the presentation. Kann was arrested trying to correct important misstatements by the township-selected panel.
The supervisors ordered police to detain Kann for not following their meeting format, which limited Conestoga residents to only asking questions. Statements or clarifications from township residents were banned by the supervisors, as were questions or comments about the proposed pipeline.
For Immediate Release:
August 26, 2015 - Press Advisory
Press Advisory: FRIDAY - Anti-Pipeline groups to announce ‘Protect PA Quilt Project’
This Friday, August 28th, at 9am a press conference will be held at Heritage Square, next to Lancaster Central Market, to announce the launch of the Protect PA Quilt Project. Lancaster Against Pipelines, the Lancaster Farmland Trust, Martic SOUL, and Conestoga Community Group are working together to organize and launch this project. Representatives from each group will be on hand to speak about their organization’s participation.Read more
Residents from Martic, Conestoga, West Hempfield, and Lancaster City gathered at Marticville Middle School on Tuesday, August 11th to prepare for the launch of the Protect PA Quilt Project. Malinda Clatterbuck of Martic SOUL led the gathering.
Over 50 residents of Lancaster County began gathering as early as 6:15am to stand in opposition to Williams proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.
Statement from Lancaster Against Pipelines regarding the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce's July 28 meeting with Williams Partners:
Last week, Lancaster Chamber of Commerce announced that it has invited Megan Stafford, Cindy Ivey and Scott Carney of Williams Partners to speak to their membership just half a mile from the route of the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline.Read more
by Emily Weinstock-Collins
After more than a year of hard work fighting the pipeline, over 100 people gathered at the Clatterbuck residence to enjoy good fun, good food, and great company. We played games, roasted marshmallows, and celebrated all that we have accomplished together so far. Thanks again to all for your work and support, and a huge thank you to the Clatterbucks for hosting this wonderful event.Read more
Written by Emily Weinstock-Collins.
Williams’ proposed pipeline has been on our radar for over a year. From the beginning it was clear that this was a disruptive and unwelcome project, but the full extent of the proposed harm to Lancaster County is still coming to light. Last month, Williams submitted supplemental materials to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
This 800-page document puts numbers to the impacts we already knew were coming, and these numbers are staggering.Read more
350 people attended Wednesday evening's public meeting about Home Rule in Martic Township. That's roughly one in every seven township residents. The massive turnout is a indicator of just how big of an issue the pipeline and Home Rule are in southern Lancaster County. Read on for a recap of the meeting from Martic SOUL (Save Our Unspoiled Land):Read more