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Action and Organizing in the Marcellus Shale!

Direct Action in the Shalefields Organizing and Action Training Saturday, October 22 10am-4pm Pittsburgh Friends’ Meeting House 4836 Ellsworth Ave. Across the Marcellus Shale Region people are organizing, mobilizing and taking action in unprecedented ways to confront gas companies and their plans to destroy our communities and environment. Grassroots groups are meeting together, pressuring political… Read more »

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Shalefields Grassroots Reporter!

The Shalefields Reporter 8-page paper features personal stories of people affected by fracking and an in-depth look at all aspects of the drilling process. It also analyzes industry claims that the drilling industry will bring wealth to our communities. Produced by the Shadbush Collective and the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center, with the support of Marcellus… Read more »

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Connecting the Movements Against Dirty Energy

….An interview with filmmakers Josh Fox and Mari-lynn Evans; and a personal report-back from the June 11th march on Blair Mountain. On June 11th, in the remote West Virginia town of Blair, almost a thousand people converged to demonstrate their opposition to mountaintop removal.  Specifically, they opposed the destruction of Blair Mountain, which is the… Read more »

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Stop Fracking Around!

Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale is already having devastating affects on our communities and our shared environment, so how are we going to stop it?! The gas industry is too big and too powerful for any of us to stop it on our own.  They have money, politicians, lawyers, and public relations hacks all… 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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Anti-Fracking Social Hour

7-9pm, Tuesday, November 2 Shadow Lounge—5972 Baum Blvd. All ages—no cover charge! On November 3 people from around the region will be converging on the David Lawrence Convention Center to confront the natural gas companies who will be planning their attack on our region at the Drilling Unconventional Gas summit.  A coalition of groups and… 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 »