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Ramaco Withdraws Appeal, Ram No. 1 Mine will NOT Be Developed in Washington County!

By Lisa DePaoli / February 8, 2024
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        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2024 Media Contact: Lisa DePaoli, lisa@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org, 724-229-3550, ext. 3   Ramaco Withdraws Appeal, Ram No. 1 Mine will NOT Be Developed in Washington County! Washington, PA – In November 2023, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) denied the permit for the Ram No. 1 underground mine […]

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PA Budget Deal Leaves Out Whole-Home Repairs: State Officials Playing Politics with People’s Homes

By Lisa DePaoli / December 18, 2023
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Washington and Greene Counties need more funding for the program, not less. So far, Washington County has granted awards for workforce development in the construction industry, which should help to address long-standing labor shortages. Greene County has prioritized veterans and disabled resident repairs, with a portion utilized for workforce development.

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CCJ Applauds Gov Shapiro’s Decision to Appeal Court’s Block of RGGI

By Lisa DePaoli / November 22, 2023
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Ethan Story, Advocacy Director for the Center for Coalfield Justice, stated “We are excited that the Governor has made this decision. Pennsylvania communities need this for many reasons. Although RGGI is not the perfect answer for our state, it is a step in the right direction toward a just transition. RGGI is something that most residents want and deserve. It also would bring incredible environmental benefits. It is unclear how the state would use the funds to bring frontline and coal communities the help they need and deserve. CCJ will continue to advocate for these funds to be invested into these communities.” 

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GOV SHAPIROS ANNOUNCEMENT OF CNX PARTNERSHIP IS A SLAP IN THE FACE TO COMMUNITIES SUFFERING FROM YEARS OF DRILLING Twitter Post

Press Release: Gov Shapiro’s Announcement of CNX Partnership is a Slap in the Face to Communities Suffering from Years of Drilling

By Lisa DePaoli / November 2, 2023
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa DePaoli, lisa@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org, 724-229-3550, ext. 3 GOV SHAPIRO’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF CNX PARTNERSHIP IS A SLAP IN THE FACE TO COMMUNITIES SUFFERING FROM YEARS OF DRILLING Air emissions, water quality cannot and should not be self-reported by industry actors with a history of noncompliance Washington, PA – This is not CNX’s hero […]

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Press Release: Parents Still Left in the Dark about Childhood Cancer Studies, Demand Update from Pitt and the DOH

By Lisa DePaoli / May 22, 2023
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2023 Contact: Lisa DePaoli, Communications Manager, Center for Coalfield Justice, 724-229-3550, lisa@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org Ned Ketyer, M.D., F.A.A.P., President, Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania, 724-255-7440, ned@psrpa.org Scott Smith, Communications Manager, Environmental Health Project, 412-600-0738, ssmith@environmentalhealthproject.org PARENTS STILL LEFT IN THE DARK ABOUT CHILDHOOD CANCER STUDIES, DEMAND UPDATE FROM PITT AND DEPT OF […]

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PA REPORT FINDS STATE REGULATORS ARE FAILING TO HOLD OIL AND GAS ACCOUNTABLE

By Lisa DePaoli / January 18, 2023
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          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2023 Contact: Lisa DePaoli, lisa@centerforcoalfieldjustice.org, 724-229-3550, ext. 5 PA REPORT FINDS STATE REGULATORS ARE FAILING TO HOLD OIL AND GAS ACCOUNTABLE — The Department of Environmental Protection needs the staffing and resources to protect communities across the Commonwealth Washington, PA. – Pennsylvania’s first-ever assessment of the […]

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