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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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Pennsylvania Lutheran Synods Call for Repeal of “Fracking Loopholes”

SELINSGROVE— On the recommendation of a bipartisan task group, the Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) voted on June 20, 2014, to call for all environmental and public health exemptions on shale gas and … Continue reading

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Groundswell Rising—Carlisle, June 6

Dickinson College Anita Tuvin Schlecter Auditorium 360 West Louther Street Carlisle, Pennsylvania 7 PM, Friday, June 6th, 2014 Renard Cohen, Director and Mark Lichty, Exec. Producer will present and discuss the film.  A panel of environmentalists will discuss the film … Continue reading

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Monumental Exhibit on Fracking—February 16, Mechanicsburg

MECHANICSBURG – Boiling Springs artist Robb Bomboy will open an exhibit of his large-scale nature photographs, printed and mounted on canvas – at the Metropolis Collective in Mechanicsburg on Sunday, February 16, at 3 p.m. The gallery opening, at 17 West Main Street … Continue reading

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Religious Community Chooses Nature Over Riches of a Natural Gas Lease

VILLA MARIA, Pa. (CNS) — With 761 acres of mostly wooded property nestled along the Ohio-Pennsylvania state line, the Sisters of the Humility of Mary feel they have been entrusted with a special oasis. The land encompasses a 250-acre organic … Continue reading

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Free Screening of Gasland 2—December 4, West Chester

From PennEnvironment (http://www.pennenvironmentcenter.org/): PennEnvironment is cosponsoring a free screening of Gasland II, at West Chester University, on December 4, 2013. In the powerful follow-up to his award-winning original, Josh Fox focuses on people whose lives have been irreparably changed by … Continue reading

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Fracking-Harmed Residents Demand Reopening of EPA Poisoned Water Investigations

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2013/08/13-2 Action Comes on Heels of Report Showing EPA Officials Ignored Evidence from Philadelphia Office Finding Pollution in Dimock Drinking Water WASHINGTON – August 13 – Pennsylvania residents and activists personally harmed by the hazards of fracking gathered … Continue reading

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Science, Democracy, and Community Decisions on Fracking–July 25, Webcast

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): A Lewis M. Branscomb Forum Date: Thursday, July 25 Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m. PDT/5:00-8:00 p.m. EDT Location: UCLA (available via webcast) Register today at http://www.ucsusa.org/center-for-science-and-democracy/events/community-decisions-on-fracking.html. Featured speakers will include: Felicia Marcus, chair of the … Continue reading

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Protest Fracking Jazz Funeral Style for Barbara VanHorn’s Birthday—June 26, Harrisburg

Harrisburg activist Barbara VanHorn has invited all who are available to gather at the Capitol steps on June 26 at 4:00 pm to mourn the loss of clean water, fresh air and good government due to the use of hydraulic … Continue reading

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