Archive: Actions

Add Your Voice to Make Sure Senator Manchin’s Gifts to the Fossil Fuel Industry Don’t Get Delivered This Holiday Season!

By Nina Victoria / November 17, 2022
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  Late this summer, we asked our members to join us in Washington, D.C, to rally against a dirty side deal made between Democratic leadership and West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin. The deal for Senator Manchin’s vote on the Inflation Reduction Act was to attach dangerous changes to our permitting system to a must-pass bill that funds […]

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Donate Today to the New Freeport Water Drive

By Tonya Yoders / November 10, 2022
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New Freeport, a community in Greene County, has been without safe, clean drinking water for over four months. In June, a shale gas well in the area had a frack out, which occurred when the chemicals pumped into the well to fracture the shale and release gas instead entered an abandoned well. Dozens of households […]

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Close the Loophole in State Laws Governing the Disposal of Toxic Drilling Waste

By Phoenix White / August 9, 2021
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Because of a shortsighted exemption made 30 years ago, Pennsylvanians are exposed daily to potentially toxic and radioactive waste produced by the oil and gas industry. For the last three decades, these companies have taken advantage of a loophole in state laws governing the disposal of toxic drilling waste.

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Dutch Fork Lake: We Cannot Afford to Lose it Again

By Ethan Story / April 20, 2021
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Tunnel Ridge mine is moving closer and closer to Dutch Fork Lake, located in Washington County. Recently the mine has proposed a revision to add on over 5,300 acres of development mining under the feeder streams to Dutch Fork and Dutch Fork Lake itself. The purpose of development mining is to set up the panels for longwall, full-extraction mining.

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Standing Up for Racial Justice

By Veronica Coptis / June 11, 2020
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Over this past weekend, there were two actions to demand the end to police violence on black lives. One in Washington, PA with about 400 people in attendance and another in California, PA with about 150 people joining in. In recent years, coming together to demonstrate and to collectively create change has not been the […]

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