Energy & Environment

Divesting America of Ozone-Destroying Energy Sources

By at January 27, 2015 | 10:54 am | 0 Comment

Divesting America of Ozone-Destroying Energy Sources

Long before the price of gas and oil began to plummet, socially conscious churches, universities, non-profit organizations, and local governments began to divest themselves of fossil fuel stock and shock the fossil fuel industry to understand the environmental and public… Read the rest

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The Fracking Boom is a Fracking Bubble

By at December 30, 2014 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

The Fracking Boom is a Fracking Bubble

Gas prices have plunged to the low $2 range—except in Pennsylvania.

In Pennsylvania, the prices at the pump are in the mid-$2 range.

That’s because Gov. Tom Corbett and the legislature imposed a 28-cent per gallon surcharge tax. Until 2019,… Read the rest

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How Americans Came to Oppose Fracking

By at November 25, 2014 | 1:25 pm | 0 Comment

How Americans Came to Oppose Fracking

For the first time since high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as nonconventional fracking, was developed, more Americans oppose it than support it.

According to a national survey conducted by the independent non-partisan Pew Research Center, 47 percent of… Read the rest

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Railroad ‘Bomb Trains’: Speeding to Disaster

By at September 2, 2014 | 11:22 am | 0 Comment

Railroad ‘Bomb Trains’: Speeding to Disaster

It’s 3 p.m., and you’re cruising down a rural road, doing about 50.

A quarter mile away is a sign, with flashing yellow lights, alerting you to slow down to 15. It’s a school zone.

But, you don’t see any… Read the rest

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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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