On Sunday, January 27, protestors in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania blockaded a newly-constructed gas well, located less than 4,000 feet from an organic farm that has been in the same family for generations. Farmer Maggie Henry, who raises organic pork and poultry, said: “People buy my food because they know that it is literally the purest that you can get. My animals run around out on ground, in pasture. They’re not cooped up in cages.  Agriculture, not fracking, is the number one industry in Pennsylvania. This threatens my air, my water, my farm, my livelihood.” The well, which had been flaring for weeks, burning off toxic emissions of excess hydrocarbons, is one of thousands that dot the Pennsylvania landscape, and which are increasingly implicated in pollution of the state’s water, air and soil and illness in livestock.  READ MORE