We #StandWithEllen: Pennsylvania Grandmother Sent to Prison For Protesting Plastics Pipeline – August 6, 2018
Ellen Sue Gerhart has been an outspoken opponent of the Mariner East 2 pipeline that is to run through her family’s land
On Friday afternoon, a Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas judge sentenced a 63-year old grandmother, Ellen Sue Gerhart, with a 2 to 6 month jail sentence and a $2,000 fine for allegedly violating a court-ordered injunction against her and monitoring construction work for a pipeline on her own land.
The case against her is very likely in retaliation for her tireless work to protect her family's land and Pennsylvania's waterways from… more
by: Ethan Buckner