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Support High Quality Stream Designation for 207 Miles of PA Streams

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Recently, the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed designating 207 miles of streams in the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Ohio River basins as High Quality (HQ). The HQ designation would help these waters avoid degradation from future … Continue reading

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In ‘David vs. Goliath’ Fracking Case, Families Handed Major Win

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/03/10/david-vs-goliath-fracking-case-families-handed-major-win Published on Thursday, March 10, 2016 by Common Dreams A court on Thursday handed down a $4.2 million verdict—and vindication—to two Pennsylvania families who said fracking contaminated their water By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer “$4.2 million will … Continue reading

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DEP Releases Drilling Rules Documents

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-01-08/environment/dep-releases-drilling-rules-documents/a49745-1 January 8, 2016 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection this week released almost 3,000 pages of documents to support new regulations for … Continue reading

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Tell the PA House and Gov. Wolf to Oppose Sneaky Fiscal Code Amendment that Will Hurt PA’s Environment

From PennEnvironment (http://www.pennenvironment.org/): See Oppose Fiscal Code Amendment that Would Undo PA Environmental Regulations The Pennsylvania Senate wants to divert funding from energy efficient buildings to pay for fracking pipelines and other gas drilling infrastructure. That means $12 million meant … Continue reading

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Faith Leaders: Sign on to Letter to Governor Wolf about Fracking and Climate Change

See the letter below. Go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WZxthwNfx_8HZp-rg9BIu441YWj3ADyp2yVFf4dOlrA/viewform to sign. Dear Governor Wolf, We, the undersigned faith leaders from across the Commonwealth, are writing to you in anticipation of Pope Francis’ visit to Pennsylvania later this week. Pope Francis began a … Continue reading

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Inaugurate a Stop to Fracking PA! Rally—January 20, Harrisburg

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Join Gasland Director Josh Fox, Food & Water Watch and our new coalition, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking, as we rally at Tom Wolf’s Inauguration in Harrisburg! (http://act.foodandwaterwatch.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=115421) On January 20, Tom Wolf will be inaugurated as … Continue reading

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Clean Up Pennsylvania Rally to Urge Governor-elect Wolf to Stop Fracking—November 18, Harrisburg

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Tom Wolf has spent the last year telling us he’s not Tom Corbett. Let’s make him prove it. Join us in Harrisburg for our Clean Up Pennsylvania rally to show Governor-Elect Wolf we need to … Continue reading

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Urge Governor Corbett to Have DEP Implement Auditor General’s Recommendations for Oil/Gas Development

From Clean Water Action (http://www.cleanwateraction.org/): I know you are as concerned as I am about the recent news out of Harrisburg regarding the protection of our drinking water from the dangers of natural gas drilling. Then join me to take … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas: Why Fossil Fuels Can’t Solve the Problems Created by Fossil Fuels

Monday, 28 July 2014 10:01By Naomi Oreskes, TomDispatch | News Analysis Natural gas produced from an oil well is burned off in Belfield, N.D., Sept. 3, 2011. (Photo: Jim Wilson / The New York Times) Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that … Continue reading

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Tell the EPA It’s Time to Regulate Fracking

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): How would you like this right over your fence line? I wouldn’t, but I met a smarter woman than me. When this fracking operation was set up right next door, she used it to … Continue reading

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