Press Advisory: Feb. 5: Court Date for 8 Arrested “Conestoga Land Protectors”

The eight Lancaster residents who were arrested for shutting down Williams Partners pipeline-preparation core-sample drilling along the banks of the Conestoga are facing their first court date on February 5th at 10am.  Supporters will gather inside and outside of the District Justice office on 841 Stehman Road, Millersville.

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News Wrap-up for Conestoga Drill Rig Shut-Down

Monday's drill rig shutdown in Conestoga was a powerful enough story to make waves across local, environmental and state news outlets throughout the week.  A small AP brief made the round in online publications across the country. Below is an incomplete compilation of the articles about Monday's nonviolent land protection action.  

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Press Release: 40 Lancaster residents halt Williams Partners pipeline drilling operation along Conestoga River

40 residents of Conestoga & Martic townships, together with a local chapter of the American Indian Movement and supporters from across Lancaster County, PA have peacefully forced a drilling operation along the Conestoga River to stop working. 

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