Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: Pennsylvania

How a judge scrapped Pennsylvania families’ $4.24M water pollution verdict in...

For many living along Carter Road, this coming summer will mark their ninth year living without access to a regular supply of clean drinking water – and still the legal battle stretches on.

Fracking caused Pennsylvania earthquakes, new report confirms

The disposal of wastewater produced from fracking has led to the alarming increase of earthquakes.

Exxon’s fracking linked to 176 official complaints in rural Pennsylvania

With Trump's apparent plans to gut the EPA and expand both U.S. fossil fuel extraction and exports, prospects for addressing potential fracking risks and water quality don't look good.

9,442 citizen-reported fracking complaints reveal 12-Years of suppressed data

The volume of citizen complaints is alarming.

Green party’s Jill Stein on obsotacles to vote recount: “This is...

Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein requested recounts in three states where Donald Trump narrowly beat Hillary Clinton: Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Doctors speak out: For the sake of human health ban fracking

"In light of more than 900 scientific studies that overwhelmingly demonstrate risks and adverse impacts of drilling and fracking, Governor Wolf must implement a moratorium to stop the public health crisis that is occurring in Pennsylvania."

220 ‘Significant’ Pipeline Spills Already This Year Exposes Troubling Safety Record

The number of significant pipeline incidents grew 26.8 percent from 2006 to 2015.

Pipeline Owned By the Company Behind Dakota Access Leaks 55,000 Gallons...

Sunoco spills crude more often than any of its competitors and has had more than 200 leaks since 2010.

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‘Nightmare scenario that everyone predicted’: As millions struggle to meet basic needs, Trump organization...

“I’d be interested in knowing what help Trump and Jared are extending to their tenants as they ask for help themselves.”

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Health insurance companies could skyrocket premiums

The U.S. health care system is ill-equipped when it comes to a pandemic and citizens will be the ones to suffer.

What we need to understand about asymptomatic carriers if we’re going to beat coronavirus

ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.

Rightwing populism in a time of crisis

When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.