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Video from Riverdale Mobile Home Community June 4 and 12, 2012.
|Debra Eck on the meaning of Community at Riverdale Mobile Home Park
Video by Cris McConkey. Photos by Wendy Lynne Lee. Riverdale Mobile Home Park, Piatt Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Monday, June 4, 2012. Wendy Lynne Lee, Bloomsberg University Professor of Philosophy talks with Riverdale resident and activist Debra Eck, one of seven residents compelled to stay after the park was sold to Aqua America. The company plans to build a water withdrawal facility to supply water for hydrofracking. Read more
|This is What Occupy Looks Like: Riverdale
Video by Cris McConkey. Wendy Lynne Lee, Bloomsberg University professor of philosophy, talks about the difficulties of organizing in rural America and reflects on a movement that unites young and old in an epic struggle to defend the residents of Riverdale from having their homes taken in order to supply water for the gas industry’s fracking operations.
|WNEP Riverdale Eviction Aqua America June 12, 2012
State police were called to a neighborhood standoff in Lycoming County today just in case there was any trouble. A handful of residents refuse to leave a mobile home park that was recently bought by a company doing business in the natural gas industry. Around two dozen state troopers were at the Riverdale mobile home park near jersey shore, with restraints in hand. Troopers say they were ready to arrest protestors who they say were trespassing. Read more
|Save Riverdale Volunteers Forced To Leave: On-The-Scene Coverage
Video by Save Riverdale.Twelve Day Blockade Ended; Supporters Say the Story is Not OverAfter twelve days of community resistance against the displacement of the residents of Riverdale Mobile Home Park for the construction of a water withdrawal site, Aqua America’s private security arrived on site today to erect a temporary fence around the property. Pennsylvania State Police quickly surrounded the park where residents and volunteers had blockaded access roads against vehicles contracted by Aqua America. Read more
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