Eco-Terrorist the New Boogeyman

Eco-Terrorist the New Boogeyman

These days, when you hear the word domestic terrorist, environmental activists probably don’t come to mind. But documents recently leaked show the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security has been tracking anti-gas drilling groups and their meetings, including a public screening of the film, GASLAND, a documentary about the environmental hazards of natural gas drilling. Why is the government so scared of these people they call, eco-terrorists, over cases of vandalism? Will Potter, founder of the blog Green Is The New Red, says this was created to be a bunch of hype around the country and to justify their Homeland Security jobs rather than focusing on bigger issues.

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