Janet McIntyre at her home in 2016.  Not much has changed for the McIntyres - four years later they are still reliant on bottled water.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Janet McIntyre at her home in 2016.  Not much has changed for the McIntyres - four years later they are still reliant on bottled water.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 The weekly pick-up of water at White Oaks Springs Presbyterian Church in Evans City, Pa., continues for residents of The Woodlands in nearby Connequenessing, as it has done for the past four years.  For those who can't make it to the church, volunteers deliver the water to their homes.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

The weekly pick-up of water at White Oaks Springs Presbyterian Church in Evans City, Pa., continues for residents of The Woodlands in nearby Connequenessing, as it has done for the past four years.  For those who can't make it to the church, volunteers deliver the water to their homes.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 Fourty-four households in The Woodlands, Butler County, Pa., are currently on the list for delivery of bottled water, up from around twenty in 2012.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Fourty-four households in The Woodlands, Butler County, Pa., are currently on the list for delivery of bottled water, up from around twenty in 2012.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 There are no longer any cows at the Grossick farm, where the trees have been cleared for a new pipeline.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

There are no longer any cows at the Grossick farm, where the trees have been cleared for a new pipeline.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

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Infrastructure for the movement of gas has sprung up all across Butler County.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 MarkWest Bluestone cryogenic gas processing plant just outside of Evans City, Butler County, Pennsylvania.  The plant has completely transformed the rural site into a major industrial complex running approximately 1/3 mile along the valley floor. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016    
  
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MarkWest Bluestone cryogenic gas processing plant just outside of Evans City, Butler County, Pennsylvania.  The plant has completely transformed the rural site into a major industrial complex running approximately 1/3 mile along the valley floor. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 The Fuller well pad is one of a network of deep gas wells being developed in Noble County, Ohio.  There is a long history of extraction here, from strip mining for coal to shallow gas wells, but unconventional drilling ("fracking") is relatively new.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

The Fuller well pad is one of a network of deep gas wells being developed in Noble County, Ohio.  There is a long history of extraction here, from strip mining for coal to shallow gas wells, but unconventional drilling ("fracking") is relatively new.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 The Muffet farm from the south.  The land below the barn has been earmarked for tree clearance.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

The Muffet farm from the south.  The land below the barn has been earmarked for tree clearance.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 One of the untouched corners of the Muffet farm.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

One of the untouched corners of the Muffet farm.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 Janet Muffet competing at the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Janet Muffet competing at the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 Above the meadow, to the left of the picture, some of the old pine trees that were felled to clear space for the well pad and access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Above the meadow, to the left of the picture, some of the old pine trees that were felled to clear space for the well pad and access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

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Janet Muffet and her husband have lived on their farm in Noble County since the 1970s, raising their family in this rural part of eastern Ohio.  Through her non-profit, Janet runs therapeutic classes out of their stables, free of charge.  In 2015, they learned that their property had been slated for horizontal gas drilling.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 Janet Muffet waters one of her horses after a ride on a late summer's day.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Janet Muffet waters one of her horses after a ride on a late summer's day.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 The pond at the Muffet farm, from the east.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

The pond at the Muffet farm, from the east.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 Forty years ago, the Muffets signed a lease with Oxford Oil and Gas for a shallow gas well on the far side of their property.  As a consequence, they were legally bound to acquiesce when, decades later, a company that had bought the lease chose to frack under theirs, and their neighbors properties.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Forty years ago, the Muffets signed a lease with Oxford Oil and Gas for a shallow gas well on the far side of their property.  As a consequence, they were legally bound to acquiesce when, decades later, a company that had bought the lease chose to frack under theirs, and their neighbors properties.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 A new road is one of several that will run through the Muffet's and their neighbors' property to create access to the new wells.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

A new road is one of several that will run through the Muffet's and their neighbors' property to create access to the new wells.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

 Several acres of forest have been removed for the preparation of the well pad and its access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Several acres of forest have been removed for the preparation of the well pad and its access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 Cases of water delivered to one of forty-four households in Connequenessing, Pa. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Cases of water delivered to one of forty-four households in Connequenessing, Pa. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

 Janet McIntyre at her home in 2016.  Not much has changed for the McIntyres - four years later they are still reliant on bottled water.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
 The weekly pick-up of water at White Oaks Springs Presbyterian Church in Evans City, Pa., continues for residents of The Woodlands in nearby Connequenessing, as it has done for the past four years.  For those who can't make it to the church, volunteers deliver the water to their homes.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
 Fourty-four households in The Woodlands, Butler County, Pa., are currently on the list for delivery of bottled water, up from around twenty in 2012.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
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 The Fuller well pad is one of a network of deep gas wells being developed in Noble County, Ohio.  There is a long history of extraction here, from strip mining for coal to shallow gas wells, but unconventional drilling ("fracking") is relatively new.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 The Muffet farm from the south.  The land below the barn has been earmarked for tree clearance.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
 One of the untouched corners of the Muffet farm.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Janet Muffet competing at the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Above the meadow, to the left of the picture, some of the old pine trees that were felled to clear space for the well pad and access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Janet Muffet and her husband have lived on their farm in Noble County since the 1970s, raising their family in this rural part of eastern Ohio.  Through her non-profit, Janet runs therapeutic classes out of their stables, free of charge.  In 2015, they learned that their property had been slated for horizontal gas drilling.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Janet Muffet waters one of her horses after a ride on a late summer's day.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 The pond at the Muffet farm, from the east.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Forty years ago, the Muffets signed a lease with Oxford Oil and Gas for a shallow gas well on the far side of their property.  As a consequence, they were legally bound to acquiesce when, decades later, a company that had bought the lease chose to frack under theirs, and their neighbors properties.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
 A new road is one of several that will run through the Muffet's and their neighbors' property to create access to the new wells.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015
 Several acres of forest have been removed for the preparation of the well pad and its access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016
 Cases of water delivered to one of forty-four households in Connequenessing, Pa. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Janet McIntyre at her home in 2016.  Not much has changed for the McIntyres - four years later they are still reliant on bottled water.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

The weekly pick-up of water at White Oaks Springs Presbyterian Church in Evans City, Pa., continues for residents of The Woodlands in nearby Connequenessing, as it has done for the past four years.  For those who can't make it to the church, volunteers deliver the water to their homes.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Fourty-four households in The Woodlands, Butler County, Pa., are currently on the list for delivery of bottled water, up from around twenty in 2012.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

There are no longer any cows at the Grossick farm, where the trees have been cleared for a new pipeline.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Infrastructure for the movement of gas has sprung up all across Butler County.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

MarkWest Bluestone cryogenic gas processing plant just outside of Evans City, Butler County, Pennsylvania.  The plant has completely transformed the rural site into a major industrial complex running approximately 1/3 mile along the valley floor. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

The Fuller well pad is one of a network of deep gas wells being developed in Noble County, Ohio.  There is a long history of extraction here, from strip mining for coal to shallow gas wells, but unconventional drilling ("fracking") is relatively new.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

The Muffet farm from the south.  The land below the barn has been earmarked for tree clearance.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

One of the untouched corners of the Muffet farm.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

At the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Janet Muffet competing at the Noble County Fair.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Above the meadow, to the left of the picture, some of the old pine trees that were felled to clear space for the well pad and access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Janet Muffet and her husband have lived on their farm in Noble County since the 1970s, raising their family in this rural part of eastern Ohio.  Through her non-profit, Janet runs therapeutic classes out of their stables, free of charge.  In 2015, they learned that their property had been slated for horizontal gas drilling.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Janet Muffet waters one of her horses after a ride on a late summer's day.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

The pond at the Muffet farm, from the east.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Forty years ago, the Muffets signed a lease with Oxford Oil and Gas for a shallow gas well on the far side of their property.  As a consequence, they were legally bound to acquiesce when, decades later, a company that had bought the lease chose to frack under theirs, and their neighbors properties.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

A new road is one of several that will run through the Muffet's and their neighbors' property to create access to the new wells.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2015

Several acres of forest have been removed for the preparation of the well pad and its access road.  © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

Cases of water delivered to one of forty-four households in Connequenessing, Pa. © Brian Cohen/MSDP 2016

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