Earthworks Comments on Permits for Nat Gas Well Site Operations in PA

January 22, 2019 • Earthworks

To meet his climate commitment Gov. Wolf must cut methane pollution from oil and gas

January 10, 2019
“Governor Wolf’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gases will make Pennsylvania a safer, wealthier and healthier place to live. But to make a real difference, he must recognize that the oil and gas industry is a key source of methane… More »

Earthworks’ comments on PA Existing Source draft rule

January 10, 2019 • Earthworks

Earthworks comment-PA DEP 2018 Air Monitoring Network Plan-7.16.18

January 8, 2019 • Earthworks

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Criminal Investigation launched into Energy Transfer; Mariner East pipelines

December 21, 2018 • Ethan Buckner
Chester County District Attorney will “use all of the tools of the criminal justice system” to ensure public safety This week brought some more bombshell news in the multi-year drama that has been Energy Transfer’s attempt to metaphorically and physically… More »

Latest footage from Ohio & PA shows: We need protections from oil & gas pollution

October 29, 2018 • Leann Leiter
Tyler Rivlin co-authored this blog with Leann Leiter. No matter where Earthworks’ field staff go, we see the oil and gas industry’s air pollution. Whether visiting a new facility or returning to notorious polluters, the Community Empowerment Project continually documents… More »

EPA head keynotes fracking conference while undermining impacted communities

October 23, 2018 • Earthworks
“When Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Wheeler speaks at the Shale Gas Insight conference in Pittsburgh, he won’t be visiting to talk about protecting the health of the 1.5 million Pennsylvanians living within ½ mile of our state’s 100,000 active… More »

Leaky oil wells in Allegheny National Forest prove Pennsylvania needs conventional drilling rules more than ever

October 9, 2018 • Leann Leiter
On a trip through Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest (ANF), you’ll of course see trees, streams, and wildlife. But what might come as a surprise is all the industrial equipment along the road and jutting out from weedy clearings. As you… More »