In June, the Environmental Protection Agency introduced a proposal to set the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. This week, the EPA will hold public hearings in four major cities to obtain feedback on this historic regulation. The EPA’s proposal will protect future generations from unchecked climate change. Power plants are responsible […]
Two “independent” administrative law judges for the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission have dealt what could be a major blow to Sunoco Logistics’ request to have the Mariner East NGL (natural gas liquids) pipeline declared a public utility. The two judges–David Salapa and Elizabeth Barnes–handed down a decision yesterday that denies Sunoco’s request to have 18 […]
Auditor General Issues Critical PADEP Audit Pennsylvania Environmental Organizations Applaud Investigation’s Goals Report’s findings mirror concerns raised by Pennsylvanians dealing with water contamination Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s Auditor General office released a highly anticipated audit of the Department of Environmental Protection’s performance regarding shale gas development today. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale stated that the audit […]
Save Our Water is composed of concerned residents of New Garden Township, Chester County, surrounding Chester County Townships, and nearby neighborhoods in Delaware – those who are water well dependent or owners of private wells, and those who are concerned about the effect of Artesian’s proposed plan to withdraw nearly 300,000 gallons per day for […]
On December 19, 2013, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court released an opinion determining that specific parts of the Oil and Gas Act (Act 13 of 2012) were unconstitutional. Three justices turned to the state Constitution’s Article 1, Section 27 – as the basis of their concerns. While we all don’t read or memorize the State Constitution, the […]
The Public Utility Commission was appointed to supervise our public utilities without adding these types of dangers to the people who live or work near the proposed Mariner II pipeline and the infrastructure that would be needed for the Sunoco Logistics Project. Just say NO to this project.
Columbia’s Eastside Fracked Pipeline is under review for wetlands and stream impacts. Write a letter to tell them PA wetlands and streams need to be protected from proposed gas pipelines. More time is needed for public comment and review. Columbia Gas Transmission (Columbia) proposes to construct two new pipelines to carry radioactive fracked methane gas […]