Energy & Environment

The Corporate Gas Shills of Academia (part 3)

By at May 13, 2014 | 10:42 am | 0 Comment

The Corporate Gas Shills of Academia (part 3)

 [Part 1: Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., accepted a $2.5 million endowment from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to strengthen that college’s programs and ties to the oil and gas industry. Part 2: Problems with academicRead the rest

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The Corporate Gas Shills of Academia (part 2)

By at May 6, 2014 | 11:28 am | 0 Comment

The Corporate Gas Shills of Academia (part 2)

[Part 1: Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., accepted a $2.5 million endowment from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to strengthen that college's programs and ties to the oil and gas industry.]

 

Two of the reasons Pennsylvania… Read the rest

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Anti-Fracking Activist Can Now Go to the Hospital

By at April 3, 2014 | 11:35 am | 0 Comment

Anti-Fracking Activist Can Now Go to the Hospital

Vera Scroggins of Susquehanna County, Pa., will now be allowed to go to her hospital, supermarket, drug store, several restaurants, and the place where she goes for rehabilitation therapy. She can also go to the county’s recycling center, which is… Read the rest

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An Injunction Against the First Amendment

By at March 24, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

An Injunction Against the First Amendment

Vera Scroggins of Susquehanna County, Pa., will be in court Monday morning.

This time, she will have lawyers and hundreds of thousands of supporters throughout the country. Representing Scroggins to vacate an injunction limiting her travel will be lawyers from… Read the rest

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Obituary For Dr. Judith H. Johnsrud

By at March 11, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Obituary For Dr. Judith H. Johnsrud

July 1, 1931 – March 9, 2014

Judith H. Johnsrud of State College, PA, a highly-respected hero to opponents of nuclear energy in the United States and around the world, was born July 1, 1931, and grew… Read the rest

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No Merit Badge for This Scout

By at March 6, 2014 | 1:20 pm | 0 Comment

No Merit Badge for This Scout

Rex W. Tillerson, a resident of Bartonville, Texas, like many of his neighbors was upset with his city council. That’s not unusual. Many residents get upset at their local governing boards. And so they went to a city council meeting… Read the rest

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An open letter opposing PSATS’ endorsement of Marcellus bills HB1950 and SB1100

By at February 18, 2014 | 10:10 am | 0 Comment

An open letter opposing PSATS’ endorsement of Marcellus bills HB1950 and SB1100

No response or acknowledgement from either gentleman.  I had also copied this to my own municipal elected leaders.  No response or acknowledgement from any of them either.

The attached is an ad opposing SB1100 and HB 1950.  Both include pathetic… Read the rest

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Train Derailments Another of Fracking’s Problems

By at January 28, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Train Derailments Another of Fracking’s Problems

The derailment of a 101-car CSX freight train on a bridge in a densely-populated part of Philadelphia this past week should be yet another warning to politicians who have become cheerleaders for oil and gas fracking.

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No Area Safe From Fracking

By at November 20, 2013 | 11:59 am | 0 Comment

No Area Safe From Fracking

At the time New Jersey established a ban on fracking, it seemed symbolic, much like the moratorium in Vermont, which has no economically recoverable natural gas; the Marcellus Shale, primarily in New York and Pennsylvania, doesn’t extend into New Jersey.… Read the rest

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Jumping Aboard Fracking’s Fossil Fuel Carousel

By at October 10, 2013 | 11:52 am | 0 Comment

Jumping Aboard Fracking’s Fossil Fuel Carousel

Two Pennsylvania legislators who have taken money from—and enthusiastically supported—the natural gas industry have teamed up to now praise coal.

State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Williamsport), chair of the Environmental Resource and Energy Committee, and Rep. Tim Solobay (D-Canonsburg, Pa.) are… Read the rest

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