Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: Pennsylvania

Whistleblower claims dangerous defects in pipeline for Shell’s Pennsylvania plastics plant

The letter appears to be the first public reference to allegations that the Falcon pipeline's corrosion protection may be faulty.

Pennsylvania families exposed to unusually high levels of oil and gas...

“The commonwealth has a long relationship with extractive industry, but it is an abusive one. It is time to start planning a divorce.”

Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for...

“Pennsylvania’s children should not be used as laboratory rats,” said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking “an uncontrolled human experiment” that involves “toxic exposures.”

Environmental groups oppose Shell request to increase air pollution limits for...

“[Particulate matter] is responsible for more deaths and sickness than any other air pollutant in the world.”

Fossil fuel industry and Koch network fighting Pennsylvania’s move to join...

Together these interests broadly representing coal and petroleum producers are trying to prevent Pennsylvania from joining regional programs to curb carbon pollution.

Former Congressman charged with stuffing ballot boxes and bribery

“Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. If only one vote has been illegally rung up or fraudulently stuffed into a ballot box, the integrity of that entire election is undermined.”

Put to the (Covid-19) test by the National Guard in Pennsylvania

Epidemic Epistle IX: A COVID-19 crisis diary by TCBH! members...

‘The polluter should pay:’ Pennsylvania bill aims to ease PFAS-related drinking...

Proposed legislation would use funds from development on contaminated sites to help offset costs of cleaning tainted drinking water.

EPA decides not to regulate fracking wastewater as Pennsylvania study reveals...

“Failure to update rules for the disposal and handling of dangerous oil and gas wastes is an egregious dereliction of duty and an intolerable threat to the health and safety of American citizens.”

Video shows officer shooting unarmed man in jail cell

Although the officer violated policy by wearing his Taser on the same side as his firearm, Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub determined that the error did not constitute a violation of law.

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Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.