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

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No Longer Deniable?

  The Trump Administration is loath to admit that climate change is real and is man-made.  I was surprised to see this article in WaPo this morning. One can only hope that the weather extremes and related human catastrophes have become too horrendous for denial to persist as a viable strategy for fossil-backed politicians. I should not

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Felony to Protest? Evils of SB652

Pennsylvania is deeply and corruptly enmeshed with fossil energy interests. There is a bill pending, SB652, to make pipeline protests a felony on a par with assault.   Keep in mind that the products pipeline interests want to bring to market should be kept in the ground for the sake of our children. Not only

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Health Effects of Fracking Documented (266 pp)

“The 2018 edition of the Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking updates the rapidly expanding evidence indicating harm to health from fracking and methane infrastructure.” Get it here (click)

Elcon Op-Ed Published

The op-ed below (We Don’t Need Another Superfund Site) expresses the sentiments of many in Bucks County. Putting toxic wase processing in a floodplain on the banks of the Delaware is foolish.  The reason these things are subject to regulation and permitting is because they are dangerous and require public permission for the risk.