A short photo essay
about the Franklin Forks PA
See the Timeline for the full story.
WPX wants to remove water tanks ("water buffaloes") which they had gifted to two families in Franklin Forks PA, which have severely contaminated water.
Their water was fine before gas drilling came to town.
The delivered water to these families for 18 months,
but stopped in September of this year.
Now they want the tanks back.
The can't even prove they own them.
The are attached to the house in sheds built around them.
The families will have to spend $2,000 just to replace the equipment.
This does not include the costs for water deliveries!
Let's start with some attorney correspondence:
IMAGE 3: The Cost of the Tank
They spent $2000 to retrieve a $650 tank?
IMAGE 4: EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION:
The three top executives at WPX
make a combined base salary
of $11 million dollars.
This does not include a bonus.
IMAGE 5: NO Clean Water for You, Little Girl
You don't really need to take a bath, do you?
Maybe you can use that stream out back?
IMAGE 6: Corporate Bullshit
From their website:
WPX: Not just Good Corporate Citizens,
but trusted and caring members of the community!
IMAGE 7: Ralph Hill, CEO of WPX,
with a Special Message to Franklin Forks:
Have a Nice Day!