Fracking Company Offers Pennsylvania Residents $50,000 In Hush Money If They Promise Not to Sue

All EQT Corporation asks is that residents release the company from any legal liability for current—and future—operations.

Source: www.alternet.org

Why would EQT feel compelled to offer Finleyville residents cash if fracking is nothing that should bother, upset, or threaten anyone?

 

"The release is so incredibly broad and such a laundry list," said Doug Clark, a gas lease attorney in Pennsylvania who mainly represents landowners. "You’re releasing for everything including activity that hasn’t even occurred yet. It’s crazy."

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