The Tulsa-based company Williams Partners wants to build a 50-foot-wide pipeline right of way through 35 miles of Lancaster County, involving seven townships, to get cheaper natural gas drilled in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania to Eastern Seaboard and foreign markets.

Five people were charged after protesting at an Atlantic Sunrise pipeline site in Martic Township Saturday, Nov. 18.

Three people were arrested after protesting at an Atlantic Sunrise gas pipeline work site in Martic Township Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

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I could be wrong here, but isn't the job of our elected officials to stand with us? Aren't they elected for the sole purpose to represent us? …