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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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Gasland Part II—June 18, Camp Hill

June 18, 7:00 p.m. Digiplex Cinema Center 3431 Simpson Ferry Road Camp Hill This event is sponsored by Clean Water Action, the Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch, and Gas Truth of Central PA. Josh Fox, Director of Gasland, Part … Continue reading

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Urge the Governor to Protect the Susquehanna

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): Please urge Gov. Corbett and the Army Corps of Engineers to direct the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to conduct a comprehensive, multi-state environmental study of how unconventional shale drilling/fracking and water withdrawal is impacting the Susquehanna River … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Ban Fracking

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): As we heard in his inauguration speech last week, President Obama is getting serious about fighting climate change and investing in renewable energy. Today, we want him to hear from 10,000 citizens that fracking … Continue reading

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Force the SRBC to Protect the Susquehanna from Fracking—January 23, Webinar

From Clean Water Action (http://www.cleanwater.org): All of us have been trying to get a handle on a way to deal with the effects of Oil & Gas Operations on the long-term health of the Susquehanna River watershed. We have an opportunity … Continue reading

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