The Daily Star (Oneonta) reports that upward of 50 protesters from the Southern Tier and central New York gathered outside of Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown to voice their disapproval of drilling in the Marcellus. Inside the hotel was a meeting/convention of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
The Daily Star dutifully recounts the nightmarish (and inaccurate) party line of anti-drilling proponents. But to their credit, The Daily Star also reports a few counter arguments from a few people who are in the know and educated about these things–the engineers attending the SPE meeting whose job it is to safely get gas (and oil) from the ground.
Read the full article: 50 protest gas drilling at Otesaga