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Speaking out against drilling.

Hundreds of our members and other concerned citizens flooded the Statehouse during our Lobby Day in 2011, meeting with more than 150 legislators about the need to protect our environment from Marcellus Shale gas drilling and joining our advocate Erika Staaf, [center], at a rally in the Statehouse.

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Grassroots Efforts Working to Fight Fracking in Allegheny Park

"We escape there to experience nature, to show our kids the gems of our community, to hike and run and bike and recreate, and we cannot put tis at risk," said Erica Stafford,  of Penn Environment.

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PennEnvironment Praises Rep. Cartwright’s CLEANER Bill as Critical Step to Protect Drinking Water from Toxic Fracking Waste

Amid mounting evidence that fracking waste is threatening drinking water, Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-17) introduced a bill to eliminate the longstanding loophole that exempts oil and gas waste from our nation’s hazardous waste law.

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Environmental Group: Raise Bonds For Drilling

Pennsylvania regulations requiring bonding or insurance from gas and oil drillers fall short in protecting taxpayers and citizens from potential damages, a state environmental group said Tuesday.

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Environmental Group: Raise Bonds For Drilling

Pennsylvania regulations requiring bonding or insurance from gas and oil drillers fall short in protecting taxpayers and citizens from potential damages, a state environmental group said Tuesday.

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