Cancer Cluster Controversy in the Gas Patch
Written with support from Nadia Steinzor, Earthworks’ Community Empowerment Project Manager. The news on potential health impacts from the shale gas boom is coming out of Pennsylvania at a rapid pace –right alongside the rapid pace of drilling. The trend… More »
Will federal rollback leave Pennsylvania with “weak and meek” pollution protections?
Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial board’s call for strong Pennsylvania methane rules here. There is visible proof that oil and gas air pollution is making our climate crisis worse and impacting communities across Pennsylvania. It is an urgent reminder that… More »
Part of the public land experience: Waste and pollution
You may well know, Pennsylvania readers, that you are a part-owner of the stunning Pine Creek Gorge (known as the state’s “Grand Canyon”) and its diverse and verdant watershed. But the oil and gas industry’s free rein in these lush… More »
Madness at the Mad Dog well site: one family’s quest for change
Seems like it takes far less time to build and drill an oil and gas well than for nearby residents to get relief from the consequences. At least that’s what the Tiberie family of Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania found out the… More »