“Opposition to a 3.5 mile pipeline … has nothing to do the environment. It is ideology and special interests, not facts, that drive the Chesapeake Climate Action Network.”

“So, 35 million gallons of raw sewage is no problem if there’s a flood to carry it away. Who knew? And New York, the professed protector of the environment via its fracking ban, didn’t think it was important enough to notify Pennsylvanians. Where are the environmentalists? Why haven’t we heard from them?”

The first speech I ever gave, way back in the 1960s as part of a Future Farmers of America (FFA) regional high school speaking contest, was about conservation. That was the sensible term used then, before the first Earth Day when a bunch of virtue-signalling folk turned such commonsense into “environmentalism.”