Domestic Terrorism on the Rise in PA Marcellus?

Enough is enough. We’ve always found anti-drillers to be misguided, irritating, relentless and yes, sometimes dumb (see today’s companion story about protesters in Canton, OH)–but anti-drillers aren’t usually terrorists. However, for some, their misguided and twisted zeal turns into something dangerous. A very disturbing story from the Harrisburg Patriot-News published yesterday says over the past 14 months in 4 different PA counties, “hazardous devices, including pipe bombs” have been discovered near shale drilling and pipeline sites. If that’s not domestic terrorism, we don’t know what is–although the FBI is not yet willing to call it that.

So far only one person has admitted his guilt in making two pipe bombs that failed to detonate. No one else has come forward to claim responsibility…

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