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Urge EPA to Require Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Imagine finding out that you’ve been unknowingly drinking water contaminated by fracking, the extreme process of extracting oil and natural gas by pumping toxic chemicals underground. Now, imagine that you don’t know, and aren’t … 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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Marcellus Shale Challenges to PA’s Agricultural Heritage—October 28, Carlisle

Sunday Oct 28th 2012 12 – 6:30 PM (Includes late lunch 2:30) Holland Union Building (HUB), Social Hall at Dickinson College, 24 N. College St. Carlisle, PA 17013 Join us as keynote speakers and community leaders address the challenges to PA’s agricultural … Continue reading

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Natural Gas Severance Tax Delay Costs Pennsylvania

From the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center (http://www.pennbpc.org):   PBPC’s Severance Tax Ticker (http://www.pennbpc.org/severance-tax-ticker) tracks lost revenue from not having a tax. Revenue could fund education, health care, environment.   Pennsylvania had an opportunity last fall to do what nearly … Continue reading

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Support a Severance Tax on Natural Gas Extraction for Pennsylvania

PennFuture is encouraging us to ask our Senators to support legislation creating a severance tax on natural gas drilling at https://secure2.convio.net/penn/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&page=UserAction&id=357&autologin=true&AddInterest=1286&JServSessionIdr011=2t2bdr3mm2.app14a.   The Pennsylvania General Assembly will consider a proposal to tax natural gas extraction as part of this year’s … Continue reading

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