Archive: Greene County

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Protect Healthcare & Jobs In Washington & Greene Counties

By Sarah Martik / September 16, 2023
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Quality, hometown healthcare and jobs are essential to everyone in our community. That’s why we are concerned about UPMC’s plan to acquire Washington Health System: we have seen how UPMC has treated other communities like ours. Over the last 15 years, UPMC acquired then closed rural hospitals in Braddock, Sunbury, Lock Haven, and Lancaster, and […]

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CCJ at MIT – Legacies of Coal: In Search of a Just Transition

By CCJ / May 11, 2023
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Back in April, our Community Organizer for Greene County, Tonya Yoders, sat on a panel at MIT during their event titled Legacies of Coal: In Search of a Just Transition. Reflecting on her experience, Tonya stated that speaking on the panel at MIT was, “something I never would have thought I would get to do.” […]

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The New Freeport Fracking Incident Timeline and Updates

By Tonya Yoders / April 21, 2023
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It has been almost a year since an EQT shale gas well interacted, or “communicated”, with a shallow abandoned well in New Freeport, PA. This resulted in fracking fluid spilling out and potentially getting into the water supply of residents in the area. This occurred on June 19, 2022, and it did not take long […]

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CCJ Celebrates Earth Day With Three Events

By Heaven Sensky / April 30, 2021
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This past Earth Week was busy for the CCJ team. We kicked off festivities on Saturday April 24th by supporting the Izaak Walton League Harry Enstrom Chapter of Greene County in their tree planting event at the State Gamelands in Garards Fort. Together with Izaak Walton League, CCJ Staff Heaven Sensky and Veronica Coptis, along […]

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