Category Archives: Environment

Urge the President to Deny the Permit for Keystone XL

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): We are so close to victory! Only one more step is needed to finally stop the Keystone XL pipeline. As we’ve said all along, it’s going to be the president’s decision. However, Keystone supporters … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: A Christian Who Does Not Protect Creation ‘Does Not Care About the Work of God’

Posted at http://www.religionnews.com/2015/02/09/pope-francis-christian-not-protect-creation-not-care-work-god/ David Gibson  | February 9, 2015 VATICAN CITY (RNS) If you are a Christian, protecting the environment is part of your identity, not an ideological option, Pope Francis said Monday (Feb. 9). “When we hear that people have meetings … Continue reading

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Gov. Tom Wolf Proposes a 5 Percent Severance Tax on Natgas Drilling in PA

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Wednesday, February 11, 2015 John Norbeck, acting president and CEO of PennFuture, today issued the following statement regarding Gov. Wolf’s proposed 5 percent severance tax on natural gas drilling activity in Pennsylvania: “Gov. Wolf has heeded the … Continue reading

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PA Treasurer Rob McCord: PA Will Benefit from Embracing Clean Power

January 12, 2015 – Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service (PA) Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-12/energy-policy/state-official-pa-will-benefit-from-embracing-clean-power/a43925-1 Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – While the Environmental Protection Agencies proposal to curb carbon pollution may be a difficult pill for coal supporters to … Continue reading

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Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy Seeks Choptank Riverkeeper

Midshore RIVERKEEPER® Conservancy (MRC) is seeking a Riverkeeper for the Choptank River who is highly qualified, energetic, motivated, and committed, with a background in clean water advocacy, environmental science, or environmental management. THE ORGANIZATION Midshore RIVERKEEPER® Conservancy (MRC) is a non-profit … Continue reading

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Commit to Pray for Climate on Valentine’s Day

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): All of life depends on Earth’s climate. But like the air we breathe and the water we drink, we often take it for granted. And now, as global warming pollution builds up in the … Continue reading

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Clean Air Board Community Meeting—February 5, Carlisle

Come talk with us as Dr. Mort Rubenstein and Michael Mark discuss climate change and carbon!  At the Clean Air Board community meeting, Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle.

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Update on Health of Chesapeake Bay: Fragile

January 6, 2015 – Melinda Tuhus, Public News Service (PA) Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-06/environment/update-on-health-of-chesapeake-bay-fragile/a43814-1 Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – The condition of Chesapeake Bay is still very fragile, according to a new report (http://www.cbf.org/news-media/newsroom/2015/01/05/state-of-the-bay-water-quality-improvements-offset-by-fisheries-declines) just released by the … Continue reading

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Interfaith Moral Action on Climate—January 15, Hershey

From Interfaith Moral Action on Climate (http://www.interfaithactiononclimatechange.org):  A Call to Action on Dr. King’s 86th Birthday Thursday, January 15, 2015 – 12:00 Noon At The Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We … Continue reading

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Ban Fracking on Public Lands

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Good news! Representative Mark Pocan (WI-2) recently introduced a national bill to ban fracking on all public lands — the strongest piece of federal legislation against fracking to date. Will you send a message … Continue reading

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