The farmer found the judge in the case to be unsympathetic, simply offering to bring in town water, which the judge considered better anyway -- even though the farmer disagreed.
"This is our life," the farmer said. "My grandparents started this and our grandkids are gonna continue. We think highly of the land and how we farm."
Bixby Hill Road, Freedom, NY, Natural Gas Release Migrates 8,000 feet: Homes Evacuated, Water Wells Polluted, Dairy Herd Threatened (Spill #: 9610441)