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News Release | PennEnvironment

PennEnvironment Announces Pro-Environment Endorsements for 2012 Federal Elections

PennEnvironment announced its endorsements for the 2012 election season, shining a spotlight on key pro-environment candidates for Congress and the White House.

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FAW chides Thompson on roadless area bills

An environmental group, PennEnvironment, released a report last week that claimed millions of acres of national forest across the country are at risk of development if three congressional measures are signed into law.

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Enviro group, reps at odds on ANF

A Philadelphia-based environmental group is crying foul over measures that, in its estimation, would put the Allegheny National Forest at risk.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

The Costs of Fracking: PennEnvironment Documents the Dollars Drained by Dirty Drilling

Firing a new salvo in the ongoing debate over the gas drilling practice known as fracking, PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center today released a report documenting a wide range of dollars and cents costs imposed by dirty drilling.   

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Report | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

The Costs of Fracking

Fracking’s negative impacts on our environment and health come with heavy “dollars and cents” costs as well. In this report, we document those costs – ranging from cleaning up contaminated water to repairing ruined roads and beyond. Many of these costs are likely to be borne by the public, rather than the oil and gas industry. And as with the damage done by previous extractive booms, the public may experience these costs for decades to come.

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