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Amy L. Barrette

Cabot v. Scroggins: March 24, 2014 Part 2– Press Conference at Craig Stevens’ House

April 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

  PART–2: Vera and her lawyers held an afternoon telephone press conference in Craig Stevens’ home after the Court hearing on the morning of Monday, March 24, 2014 in Montrose, Pennsylvania. The hearing and telephone press conference was about the scope of the injunction, or Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), that the energy company, Cabot, asked for and received back in October, 2013 against Vera Scroggins. Her lawyers include: Scott Michelman of Public Citizen’s Public Citizen Litigation Group and Vic Walczak, the Legal Director of Pennsylvania’s American Civil [...]

Cabot v, Scroggins March 24, 2014 Part 1

April 1, 2014 // 1 Comment

  In October 2013, Cabot Oil and Gas obtained an injunction against Vera Scroggins, who has been bringing the dangers of fracking to public attention for the last five years through her videos and bus tours of fracking sites in the county where she resides, Susquehanna County, PA. The injunction prohibited Vera from going, not only on the land Cabot owns, but also on the land where Cabot leases the subsurface mineral rights, comprising 40% of the county’s properties. This means that Vera has been effectively barred from going to her grocery store, a number of businesses in town, [...]