Coalition Urges Gov. Wolf to Take Cue from Republican Gov. Hogan on Maryland Fracking Ban

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March 28, 2017

For more information:
Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth, 610-678-7726

Coalition Urges Gov. Wolf to Take Cue from Republican Gov. Hogan on Maryland Fracking Ban
Statement from Pennsylvanians Against Fracking

Yesterday, the Maryland legislature passed legislation creating a permanent ban on fracking. The bill will head to the desk of Republican Governor Larry Hogan, who has already committed to sign it. Beginning with the two-and-half year moratorium that became effective in June 2015, opponents of fracking have been fighting against allowing the fracking industry to invade …

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State of the Fracking State – Resources and What YOU Can Do

Join Pennsylvanians Against Fracking

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Tell Attorney General Shapiro to Investigate the DEP

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking is supporting Public Herald’s call for PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro to investigate the DEP in the wake of its findings of malfeasance, misfeasance, and negligence in the thousands of fracking-related complaints the agency has received.

Organizations, sign the coalition letter to AG Shapiro to be delivered on 3/14

Individuals, sign and share …

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Thousands Tell Wolf, “Don’t Raid Alternative Energy Funds to Pay for Pipelines”

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking and thousands of Pennsylvanians want clean energy funds to be used for just that, not for dirty gas pipelines.  Today, we delivered a petition to Governor Wolf with nearly 5,000 signatures telling him not to budget grants for the gas industry’s pipelines and to instead fund clean sustainable renewable energy. We’re going to keep collecting signatures, so please add yours here. http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/gov-wolf-dont-raid-alternati?source=c.em&r_by=160982

Governor Wolf announced in November 2016 that his Administration was making grants available to build natural gas pipelines by diverting $24 million …

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BREAKING: EPA Listens To Science Advisory Board & Confirms Fracking Impacts Drinking Water

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December 13, 2016
Contact: Danielle Filson, [email protected], 646-335-0443

BREAKING: EPA Listens To Science Advisory Board & Confirms Fracking Impacts Drinking Water
Alters Controversial Earlier Finding, Acknowledges Science & Research

The EPA today finalized its report on fracking’s impacts to drinking water resources following the EPA Science Advisory Board’s (SAB) review of the EPA’s June 2015 draft study, reversing itself to confirm that fracking has an adverse impact on drinking water. For over a year, a panel of 30 scientists, engineers and industry consultants have reviewed the details …

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Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Responds to Fracking Report

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November 4, 2016

Contact: Danielle Filson, [email protected], 646-335-0443

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Responds to Fracking Report

 

The following is a statement from Karen Feridun, Founding Member of Pennsylvanians Against Fracking in response to a report out today from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century concluding that “a fracking ban would be a disaster for the U.S. economy.”

STATEMENT BY PAF FOUNDING MEMBER KAREN FERIDUN:

Job numbers and scientific data tell a completely different story from the one put forth today in the report from the U.S. …

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Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Responds to New Yale Study Linking Fracking to Cancer-Causing Chemicals

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Contact: Danielle Filson, [email protected], 646-335-0443

  Karen Feridun, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking, 610-678-7726

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Responds to New Yale Study Linking Fracking to Cancer-Causing Chemicals
Call on Governor Wolf to Implement a Statewide Moratorium on Fracking

Pennsylvania – The following is a statement from Pennsylvanians Against Fracking in response to a new analysis by Yale School of Public Health researchers establishing a link between cancer-causing chemicals and fracking, including some that are known to cause childhood leukemia and lymphoma. The Yale team calls for …

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New Report: Under Clean Power Plan, Natural Gas Consumption in PA Will Increase By Estimated 72% by 2030 if All Approved Power Plants Are Built

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September 26, 2016

Contact: Tracy Carluccio, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking, 215-369-1188 x104

Karen Feridun, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking, 610-678-7726

New Report: Under Clean Power Plan, Natural Gas Consumption in PA Will Increase By Estimated 72% by 2030 if All Approved Power Plants Are Built
Demonstrates PA’s Refusal to Replace Greenhouse Gas-Emitting Energy Sources with Renewables

Pennsylvania – Today, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking released a statement revealing that given Pennsylvania’s plan to generate electricity through a rash of new natural gas power plants, greenhouse gas emissions will substantially increase, causing the state …

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Pennsylvania’s Failure to Produce Clean Power: Global Warming from Natural Gas

Pennsylvania’s Failure to Produce Clean Power: Global Warming from Natural Gas
Pennsylvanians Against Fracking Position Statement

This is the fourth in a series of statements on the Clean Power Plan presented by Pennsylvanians Against Fracking. In our last statement on the Plan, we discussed that a rash of new natural gas power plants have been approved by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection since 2014, revealing the state’s planned energy path of dirty shale gas instead of clean renewable choices. This paper examines the greenhouse gas emissions and …

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New Study Finds Living Near a Fracking Site Is Tied to Migraines & Fatigue

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Contact: Danielle Filson, [email protected], 646-335-0443

 

New Study Finds Living Near a Fracking Site Is Tied to Migraines & Fatigue

 

Study Joins 680 Peer-Reviewed Studies Finding Harm from Fracking

 

Mounting Scientific Evidence Provides Case for a Fracking Ban

 

New research indicates that living near a natural gas hydraulic fracturing site is associated with increased rates of sinus problems, migraines and fatigue in Pennsylvania residents – a state that has over 9,700 fracking wells.

This study is the latest in mounting scientific evidence and research proving that …

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TPP Is a Fracking Nightmare for Pennsylvania

TPP Is a Fracking Nightmare for Pennsylvania

 

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is called a trade deal, but it’s really more of a corporate coup. Only five of its 29 chapters deal with trade. The rest of the agreement, secretly negotiated by the Obama administration, is loaded with corporate-friendly provisions, some of them climate killers, and a few that are specific to fracking. Here are the basics:

TPP allows for automatic approval of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports to member countries without a Department of Energy Review
The Investor …

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