On public land, a gas company takes private control

Aug 14, 2014

A PGE drill rig in the Tiadaghton State Forest. Our photos of this rig prompted two security guards to follow us through the forest for several hours.
Credit Marie Cusick / StateImpact Pennsylvania

On any given day Bob Deering doesn’t know how much trouble he’ll have getting to and from his home. He lives on a mountain in Lycoming County and he’s routinely stopped and questioned by security guards. It’s been happening for the past six years– ever since the natural gas boom began. Read more...