Tuesday, July 23, 2024

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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In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

Escalation in Yemen: Israeli airstrikes and Houthi retaliations deepen regional conflict

A new front emerges in the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes target Yemen’s Hodeidah port following Houthi drone attacks on Tel Aviv, raising concerns of a broader regional conflict.

Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

Don’t be distracted by the anti-immigrant rhetoric this election. The real impact on democracy comes from moneyed elites.