EDF Report: PA Oil & Gas Methane Emissions Nearly 5 Times Higher Than State Inventory

Posted: 15 Feb 2018 08:13 AM PST at http://paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com/2018/02/edf-report-pa-oil-gas-methane-emissions.html Methane emissions from Pennsylvania’s oil and gas sites may be 522,400 tons a year rather than the 112,100 tons oil and gas companies report to the Department of Environmental Protection, according … Continued

Help Wanted: PA Environmental Council Energy & Climate Program Manager—Deadline March 2

Posted: 09 Feb 2018 12:03 PM PST at http://paenvironmentdaily.blogspot.com/2018/02/help-wanted-pa-environmental-council.html The PA Environmental Council is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Energy and Climate Program Manager in PEC’s Pittsburgh Office. This is a full time position that helps guide … Continued

Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal Provokes Response Videos

From Clean Water for All (http://protectcleanwater.org/): In response to the infrastructure package several Clean Water for All Campaign members recorded short videos about the scam.  Thanks to Hip hop Caucus, Green Latinos, Children’s Environmental Health Network, and PolicyLink for participating.  Please … Continued

Environmental Resources for Children and Youth, Shared Sermons

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (http://www.paipl.org): On this Valentine’s day (OK, so it’s past, but it’s never too late!), we invite you to love the next generations.  Love them by loving their world, and also by celebrating their examples, … Continued

Pipeline Construction Resumes, as Groups Condemn DEP Decision

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-09/environment/pipeline-construction-resumes-as-groups-condemn-dep-decision/a61377-1 February 9, 2018 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline was suspended on Jan. 3, but this week, the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection allowed … Continued

It Takes FIVE MILLION Gallons of Freshwater to Frack a Single Gas Well

Posted at https://www.nationofchange.org/2018/02/01/takes-five-million-gallons-freshwater-frack-single-gas-well/ Five million gallons equals 250,000 bathtubs, or seven Olympic-sized swimming pools. Ruth Milka / NationofChange / News Report – February 1, 2018 We know that fracking is fueling climate change, damaging kids’ brains, endangering nearby water supplies, polluting the air, and threatening the health … Continued