Heroes of 2014: Vera Scroggins (Anti-Fracking)

Vera Scroggins. This American grandmother and anti-fracking activist is now banned from going to the shops and hospitals near her home in Pennsylvania. To raise awareness about the environmental consequences of shale gas extraction she canvassed people in her area. That led to a court banning Vera from oil company property – which turned out to cover nearly half her home town.

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