Pennsylvania Community Finds Its Bearings In Trump Era

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TITUSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA — Shoehorned between the state line and the Allegheny River in Pennsylvania’s northwest corner, the city of Titusville is as red as America gets, a place where virtually [...]

Latest 2 Violations In Energy Transfer Partners Reckless Practices

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Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) suspended construction permits for the Mariner East 2 pipeline due to a number of safety and environmental violations.1Mariner [...]

Monopod Blocks Tree Clearing & Construction Of Pipeline In PA

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By Staff of Earth First! Newswire - A monopod has been erected to block the heavy machinery that is currently clearing and chipping trees in South Central Pennsylvania to make way for Energy [...]

Activists Arrested Where Nuns Are Protesting A Pennsylvania Pipeline

By Julie Zauzmer, -

By Julie Zauzmer for The Washington Post - In a dramatic showdown in a cornfield, owned by Catholic sisters of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, 23 people stood holding hands and singing hymns [...]

Residents Claim Energy Transfer Partners Violated Constitutional Rights

By Sue Sturgis, -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - Four Pennsylvania residents filed a federal lawsuit this week against Texas-based pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), claiming the Fortune 500 [...]

Anti-Pipeline Paddlers Insist On Protection Of Potomac Waters

By Anne Meador, -

By Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Greedy pipeline companies in league with complicit government officials are the driving force behind two gas pipelines intended to deliver Pennsylvania gas to [...]

Feds Back In Pa. ‘Gasland’ Town To Test Water, Air

By Michael Rubinkam, -

By Michael Rubinkam for The Sentinel - The federal government has returned to a Pennsylvania village that became a flashpoint in the national debate over fracking to investigate ongoing [...]

Judge Orders Halt On All Mariner East 2 Drilling

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By Staff for Clean Air Council - (PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 25, 2017) On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board granted the petition of Clean Air Council, Mountain Watershed [...]

To Block Pipeline, Nuns In Court To Defend Cornfield Chapel

By Jessica Corbett, -

By Jessica Corbett for Common Dreams - The sisters appeared at a U.S. District courthouse in Reading for an 11:00am hearing, following two prayer vigils earlier Monday morning. About six months [...]

Outdoor Chapel Built In Path Of Proposed Pipeline

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By Steve Marroni for Penn Live - A dedication for a new outdoor prayer chapel on the land belonging to a group of Lancaster County nuns is set for Sunday. It's a small setup where visitors can [...]

One Family’s Bold Stand To Block Construction Of A New Pipeline

By Chris Baker Evens, -

By Chris Baker Evens for Waging Nonviolence - Two years ago the most trouble Ellen Gerhart had faced with the law was a parking ticket. Today, standing on a wide swath of cleared forest [...]

The Class War Should Unite Us

By Sarah Jaffe, -

By Sarah Jaffe for Truthout - Nijmie Dzurinko: I think the first thing to know about the piece is that, although it does chronicle the story of one of our members, Danelle Morrow, and her husband [...]

Judge Scrapped Pennsylvania Families’ $4.24M Water Pollution Verdict In Gas Drilling Lawsuit

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By Sharon Kelly and Steve Horn for Nation of Change - For many residents of Carter Road in Dimock, Pennsylvania, it’s been nearly a decade since their lives were turned upside down by the arrival [...]

‘We Are Not Free’ – Pennsylvania Sues Communities For Banning Frack Waste

By Melissa A. Troutman, -

By Melissa A. Troutman for Public Herald - As an elected official, it is Stacy Long’s sworn duty to protect her constituents. As a resident, and now as a supervisor of Grant Township in Indiana [...]

Pipeline Owned By Company Behind Dakota Access Leaks 55K Gallons Of Gasoline

By Alexandra Jacobo, -

By Alexandra Jacobo for Nation of Change - A different, completed pipeline owned by Sunoco Logistics, the same company behind the construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, leaked [...]