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Penn. fracking is too close to children, environmentalists warn

Metro Philadelphia featured the release of the PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center's new fracking report, "Dangerous and Close."

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News Release | PennEnvironment

Attack on Clean Water Blocked by US Senate

Today, Senator Casey and other champions of clean water beat back an attempt by Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) to roll back the Clean Water Rule, which restores protections for streams that feed the Schuylkill and helps provide drinking water for over eight million Pennsylvanians.

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Report | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

Toxic Ten

Ten industrial polluters in Allegheny County emitted a total of 1.4 million pounds of toxic pollutants into the air in 2013 – including substances linked to cancer, breathing problems, heart disease and nervous system damage.  More than one in three Allegheny County residents lives within three miles of those 10 facilities.

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

New Report: Allegheny County’s “Toxic Ten” Emit 1.4 million pounds of toxics in one year

PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center released a new report today that identifies the ten industrial facilities in Allegheny County releasing the most hazardous toxins into the air.

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Research center releases report on proximity of fracking operations to vulnerable population, new coalition launched

The PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center's new report was featured in the Times Leader.

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