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About Us

Three Rivers Rising Tide was formed as the Shadbush Environmental Justice Collective in  spring of 2010 out of a desire to develop a more radical response to the climate crisis and environmental injustice as they manifest in Pittsburgh and throughout our region.  The Shadbush Collective organized actions, educational events, trainings, and published literature for more… Read more »

  • Environmental Justice Potluck Dinner!

    Thursday, September 2 6:30-8:00 pm Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville  (Near 40th St. Between Penn and Butler) It seems like everywhere we go, folks are talking about this new natural gas drilling method called hydraulic fracturing (or fracking).  Groups across Pittsburgh and around the region are forming and coming together to resist this incredibly destructive practice… Read more »

  • We Love Paul McCartney—We Don’t Love Dirty Energy!

    Protest the Opening of the Consol Energy Center Wednesday, August 18 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Consol Energy Center (Meet us at the Corner of 5th and Washington in Uptown) Paul McCartney is playing at the official grand opening of the Consol Energy Center on Wednesday, August 18th. We love Paul McCartney! We love his solo act,… Read more »

  • Marcellus Shale Drilling in Allegheny County? Hell no.

    Tell the Allegheny County Council how you feel about gas drilling in your backyard: Public hearing this Wednesday, July 21. The Allegheny County Council will meet this week to hear comment from the public regarding the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling in the county. A large number of permits have already been granted in the… Read more »

  • Flotilla

    On World Environment Day, Pittsburgh residents highlight threat to city drinking water

    With a banner reading “Our Drinking Water Maters: Stop Drilling Marcellus” we call for a moratorium on further Marcellus shale development in Pennsylvania. As Pittsburgh hosts the U.N. World Environment Day, there is great public focus on the importance of clean water and on Pittsburgh’s transition to a green economy. We are deeply troubled that this dialogue has not addressed the serious impacts of Marcellus Shale gas drilling on our water, land, and health. The scope of its impact across Pennsylvania is truly enormous, but as yet the public has little familiarity with the issue.