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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 »

  • Corporate Research Training: The Gas Drilling Industry

    Natural Gas, Shale, research, skills building, solidarity

  • March over Bridge

    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Appalachia Rising Mobilization in DC!

    September 25-27 Washington, DC Appalachia Rising is a mass mobilization calling for the abolition of mountaintop removal.  It is a mobilization of thousands of coalfield residents, students & youth, people of all faiths, celebrities, miners, artists converging on Washington, DC to demand the abolition of surface mining, a just transition for coalfield communities, and renewed… Read more »

  • Shadbush Collective Pays a Visit to Grand Opening of the Consol Energy Center

    Members and friends of the Shadbush Collective stopped by opening night at the Consol Energy Center.  As throngs of Beatle lovers converged on the brand new arena for a special concert by Paul McCartney, about a dozen of us held a giant banner reading “Our Drinking Water Matters:  Stop Drilling the Marcellus” while distributing hundreds… Read more »

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

    The Shadbush Collective presents “What the Frack is Happening Down There?!” an introduction to the process, threats and 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 health – and find out ways… 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 »