Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: Pennsylvania

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial...

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.

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.”

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.