Op-ed column: Adding insult to injury
Schoharie pipeline will do as much damage as hydrofracking
Sunday, July 1, 2012
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If you destroy vast swaths of farmland, pollute trillions of gallons of public aquifer, bulldoze trees and streambeds, cause earthquakes and kill wild and domestic animals, but you promise to bring jobs, pay taxes and make landowners rich, you are a national hero, savior of our energy security and probably “Businessman of the Year.” If, however, you have the audacity to speak out about the insanity of laying waste some of the best farmland in American and destroying its air and water for all time, you are an enemy of the people and, worse, a liberal socialist...