B-CAUSE (Bucks Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)

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Compressor? Who benefits and who loses.

For the same reasons that you don’t want a locomotive in your backyard you probably don’t want a pipeline compressor station. This article describes the problems with noise and pollution of the air.  Sometimes citizens are asked to deal with the harm done because it is in the larger public interest to allow such things. But

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Support Representative Government

Gerrymandering is one of the anti-democracy tactics politicians use to protect themselves from accountability for the favors they do for the energy industry. Here is an opportunity to speak up for yourself and your community.

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Fair legislative districts, where your vote is equal to everyone else’s, are fundamental to a government by the people and for the people. One of the biggest causes of dysfunction in our Pennsylvania state government is gerrymandering where the politicians pick their voters thus gaming the system to preserve their power.  Coupled with the influence

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Frackwater: Regulation = Protection

It’s popular these days for politicians to talk about “regulatory overreach” and how it puts a damper on business.  Here is an example of lax regulators allowing the drilling industry to save a buck by dumping drilling waste on roads instead of disposing of it safely — if safe disposal is even possible. The writers

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