Archive | Energy/Conservation

Register now for October 15th Community Rights Workshop on Environmental Activism

On Saturday October 15, please come to the Community Rights Workshop and discover, through the lens of American history, how we can confront the rigged structure of law that controls our environmental activism. This is an incredibly insightful, empowering, and coalition-building event that exposes the fundamental barriers we face when we fight for the common good — […]

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November/December Environment and Conservation Report

Protecting the Natural Resources – Clean Water and Clean Air – is the major issue globally. In Pennsylvania, the issue is for municipalities to retain their right to protect the health, welfare and safety of their citizens. The system in Pennsylvania must be corrected in order to enable municipalities to lawfully strengthen their zoning ordinances.  […]

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Penn Environment Releases ‘Dangerous and Close’ Report

The PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center released a new report today revealing the proximity of fracking operations and the associated infrastructure to Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable residents – children, seniors, and the sick. Entitled “Dangerous and Close”, the report shows that there are 166 schools and 165 childcare providers within once mile of a permitted fracking […]

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Environmental Committee Report: September/October

A reminder that League members and the general public need to take timely action to encourage local, county, state and federal  officials to protect citizens rights to clean water and clean air.  Unfortunately,  Senate Bill 875, the Acid Mine Drainage as Fracking Fluid Act was signed into PA Law on October 8, 2015. This August, the […]

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