Please take a moment to read letter to the editor published Friday in The Berkshire Eagle. Click here to read.
The author is lifelong resident of a breathtakingly beautiful area in Pennsylvania. She's writing about the impact that the natural gas industry and their fracking wells re having n her family and community, including drinking water, the land, and their quality of life.
Consumers for Sensible Energy
Consumers for Sensible Energy works on behalf of consumers by promoting responsible energy policies that assure adequate energy supplies at fair prices.
We have joined with like-minded organizations (Allies) in the fight against the proposed natural gas pipeline in the Northeast because of their impact on consumers. In fact, in these proposals consumers would get socked twice: once for the $3 billion cost of construction, and a second time for the cost of the gas on the global market…which experts predict will raise the prices of gas at home, once gas is exported to other countries. It is, in effect, a pipeline fee on monthly electric bills.