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Environmental Hearing Board Overturns Permit for Destructive Mining Upstream of Ryerson Station State Park

By Veronica Coptis / August 15, 2017
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Legal Update on Protecting Streams in Ryerson

By Sarah Winner / August 2, 2017
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DCNR and Consol reach an agreement on stream remediation within Ryerson Station State Park

By Sarah Winner / May 17, 2017
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Environmental Hearing Board Protects Kent Run in Ryerson Station State Park

By Patrick / January 24, 2017
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Today, the Environmental Hearing Board issued CCJ and Sierra Club’s petition for supersedeas to protect Kent Run in Ryerson Station State Park from mining. Read our press statement below: Community Groups Praise Environmental Hearing Board for Protecting Ryerson Station State Park The Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) has forbidden Consol Pennsylvania Coal Company (Consol) from […]

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We Had a Court Hearing on Mining in Ryerson: Here’s What Happened

By Patrick / January 23, 2017
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Chances are if you’re reading this message, you already know that the Center for Coalfield Justice and the Sierra Club have been fighting for Ryerson Station State Park in front of the Environmental Hearing Board for many years now. After with the loss of Duke Lake in 2005, we have taken action time and time again to prevent Consol from destroying Ryerson.

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We’re Back in Court to Defend Ryerson

By Patrick / January 6, 2017
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For years, we have been fighting side by side with the Sierra Club against Consol’s plans to illegally mine coal from underneath Ryerson Station State Park. There was a three week trial over the summer about this issue; ultimately deciding whether the state-permitted plan to destroy streams and “rebuild” them later was consistent with the […]

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