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begins: Apr 14, 7:30 pm

ends: Apr 14, 9:00 pm

location: Roxborough

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Friday March 12 is deadline for Public Comments about ruining Pennsylvania forests, rivers, water, wildlife, public water systems, private wells, and public health, for the sake of Natural Gas profits for the likes of Halliburton and Exxon, for two.

 Here's one link to info on where to send Public Comments to stop the Fracking  (a water-chemical process to fracture mile-deep shale to release gas)  for Natural Gas in Pennsylvania public and private lands, and the theft of our water, the threats to the Delaware River, the poisoning of our water,  the pollution and environmental damage from trucks, and so forth.   One might think to express outrage that natural gas frackers have been exempted from Clean Water laws. They essentially have a License to Kill.

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March 12 is the deadline to submit Public Comments against the natural gas Fracking that is on the way to pretty much destroying vast swaths of Pennsylvania forests, and private wells, municipal water supplies, Delaware River environment, Philadelphia's water supply, and more.

Here's one link to info on where to send Public Comments to stop the Fracking for Natural Gas in Pennsylvania public and private lands, and the theft of our water, the threats to the Delaware River, the poisoning of our water,  the pollution and environmental damage from trucks, and so forth.

 Sierra Club isn't exactly the strongest ally in any natural lands defense, but the info is here anyway.

http://sierraactivist.org/2010/02/17/alert-gas-driller-wants-delaware-water-drbc-public-hearing-224/

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begins: Mar 3, 4:30 pm

ends: Mar 3, 6:30 pm

location: 8200 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19128

MiND TV Open House

Free Event, Wednesday, March 3rd 

4:30 to 6:30 PM

April will be Environmental Programming Month on MiND TV! This April, MiND is partnering with The Nature Conservancy to present special documentaries, a community screening and discussion event, and the broadcast premier of new community-submitted environmental programs.



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This past weekend, five workers were killed from a natural gas facility explosion Connecticut. Natural Gas facilities such as refineries, compressor stations, powerplants, and even points where natural gas enters into factories, hotels, etc. can be very dangerous, explosive. Air pollution, Water Pollution, and Noise pollution from natural gas infrastructure also have caused toxic effects on neighboring communities. Protect your human and wild neighbours -- Prevent Natural Gas Infrastructure development in your community. Look through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) list of major proposed pipeline projects, organize your community to fight against these proposed developments -- quickly.

Senator Frank Lautenberg is speaking out against natural gas pipeline construction in New Jersey, expressing concern that the pipeline may present danger to New Jersey residents, especially considering the recent explosion at a Natural Gas facility in Connecticut.

Organize your town for a meeting to discuss issues associated with natural gas infrastructure and the risks associated with developing these infrastructures in your communities.

National - Energy Justice - Gas
National - Earthworks: Oil and Gas Accountability Project

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Spectra Energy's Steckman Ridge Natural Gas Compressor Station sprayed up to 1,629 pounds of used lubricating oil onto fertile farmland and residential property in rural Pennsylvania; crops had to be burned to prevent toxic contamination of consumers. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has been misinformed residents for the past six months that the oil residents found coating their blueberries, tomatoes, hay fields. is non-toxic Omala Oil RL 320, but laboratory tests indicate the oil is definitively *not* Omala Oil RL 320.

A contamination report recently obtained by Philadelphia Indymedia states that up to 1,629 pounds of used gear-lubricating oil were spilled onto residences and farm fields in Bedford County, Pennsylvania this past August. Despite the presence of this report in Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) files, officials are maintaining to residents and the press that only 20 gallons of gear oil was released, additionally misleading the public to believe that the oil is non-toxic Omala Oil RL 320.

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begins: Feb 5, 9:00 am

ends: Mar 12, 5:00 pm

location: Philadelphia

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The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary needs good Samaritans to protect Philadelphia’s urban rivers by gluing signs onto storm drains that warn, “Yo! No Dumping! Drains to River.” The deadline for registration is March 12, after which free training and materials will be provided prior to Earth Day. To learn more, please call (800) 445-4935, extension 112. Registration forms and further information can be found online at DelawareEstuary.org.


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Public Comment on the I-95 Scudder Falls Bridge project...quite a monstrosity...was not widely announced... and now there's only One Day to Comment. February 4 is the last day. Spread the word.

Philadelphia Inquirer had a big article on Feb 3 (today) about the plans for a "new" "improved" Scudder Falls Bridge...about 29 miles up the river from Philly on I-95. Maybe you've canoed, hiked, or pedaled under it, or drove over it. 
(It's not "Scudder's Falls" as some of us have called it since forever.)

 See the article:  http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/83420852.html

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More than 389,000 dogs live in Philadelphia according to a formula used by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and while most owners pick up after their pets, not all of them do. That is why the Philadelphia Water Department, together with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, is challenging students in grades six through 12 to create 30-second videos showing how to keep pet waste from “poo-luting” local waters.

More than 389,000 dogs live in Philadelphia according to a formula used by the American Veterinary Medical Association, and while most owners pick up after their pets, not all of them do.  That is why the Philadelphia Water Department, together with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, is challenging students in grades six through 12 to create 30-second videos showing how to keep pet waste from “poo-luting” local waters.

 

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Tree sitters halt blasting on Coal River Mountain as protest against the immensely destructive practice of mountaintop removal mining - and the extremely detrimental effects of the method on nearby environments and communities.

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UPDATE: GROUND SUPPORT ARRESTED, POLICE HAS LEFT SCENE, MASSEY FELLING TREES NEAR SITTERS, CHERRY PICKER ON SITE

Tree Sit on Coal River Mountain Strip Mine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kim Ellis – 304 854 7372
Email: news@climategroundzero.org

Note: For more info, see www.mountainjustice.org, www.climategroundzero.org, www.ilovemountains.org

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