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

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It Costs Big Bucks just to Leave it in the Ground

Pennsylvania collects very little when it permits private companies to tap the commonwealth’s fossil fuels. If the well owner goes bankrupt, who pays to close the well? It must be mighty tempting to those energy moguls to drain away all the liquid assets and then declare bankruptcy. Nothing good comes of fracking.

This Should NOT be News

There are serious consequences to climate change. Looks like they are finally getting the attention of the financial world.

Elcon Withdraws!

Citing unfavorable business climate and COVID-19 Elcon has withdrawn its application for a toxic wastewater facility on the banks of the Delaware. Many of us voiced out protests repeatedly at hearings and public meetings. The siting of the facility was seriously flawed and the the application had many serious deficiencies. We should remember that the

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No Regard for Public Interest

Legislators are still serving private interests over public well-being. Spotlight PA is accountable high-integrity investigative reporting – I trust them to be honest and forthright. Our public servants, on the other hand, are too vulnerable to political winds, and the blandishments of the fossil energy lobby to be trusted, as these pages amply document. When

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