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Marcellus Outreach Butler and their allies occupy office of Act 13 sponsor Brian Ellis, retrieve water for families affected by fracking

  more photos on our flickr: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjzwybgb Lyndora, PA – On Monday morning about 20 members of Marcellus Outreach Butler and their allies entered the office of state representative Brian Ellis (11th district) to call attention to the dangers created by Act 13 and demand justice for the ten families in Ellis’ district whose water has… Read more »

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Occupy DUG East

In the spirit of movements across the country against corporate power, local organizers, activists, and occupiers are calling for an occupation of the Developing Unconventional Gas conference in Pittsburgh. Tuesday, November 15 5:15pm – March on the conference, meet at Occupy Pittsburgh/Mellon Green, 6th and Grant downtown 6:00pm – People’s Reception and Occupation begins, David… Read more »

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Hydrofracking, natural gas and Marcellus Shale… What does it all mean for us?

The Shadbush Collective presents an introduction to the process, impacts, and political and economic systems involved in the new and dangerous form of natural gas drilling happening in the Marcellus Shale. Join us to learn how this unconventional drilling practice threatens our land, water and air – and find out ways people are taking action to put… Read more »

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Over 500 march to say “No Fracking Way!” to drilling Marcellus Shale!

[Re-post from MarcellusProtest.org] “No Fracking Way!” was the thunderous statement made by over 500 protestors in Pittsburgh today, marching from Allegheny Landing to the David Lawrence Convention Center. Residents from West Virginia, Western Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania were joined by activists and artists from all over the country to oppose the dangerous and destructive… Read more »

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Rally to Save Our Communities and Environment November 3rd – Pittsburgh, PA

Stop the Destruction Caused by Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling Rally to Save Our Communities and Environment November 3rd – Pittsburgh, PA On Wednesday, November 3-4, the gas industry will host a national conference on shale gas drilling at the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. As people concerned about the health of our communities and… Read more »

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Press Release: Residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Head to DC for Appalachia Rising and Call for the Abolition of Mountaintop Removal

For Immediate Release, September 24 For more information: info@threeriversrisingtide.org Residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Head to DC for Appalachia Rising and Call for the Abolition of Mountaintop Removal Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Students activist and residents from Pittsburgh are heading to Washington, D.C. September 25-27 to participate in Appalachia Rising, a mass mobilization calling for the abolition… Read more »