BREAKING: The PES refinery, Philadelphia's #1 polluter, announced a massive greenwashing campaign today. RNG Energy Solutions will build eight bioreactors at PES to processs 1,100 tons of "organic waste" per day. Mayor Jim Kenney's administration isn't just handing PES a PR gift with this closed-door deal; it's entrusting more waste and pollution to a corporation that can't handle the filth it already has. PES is currently in violation of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, a
8/25 11am-3pm during Free Saturday Boating. Join us for an interactive, family-friendly exploration of Tide Field, the river, and the surrounding environment while learning about river ecology, industrial shores, fish, and wildlife. Participants will have up to 30 minutes each to complete the hunt in rowboats and kayaks. http://bartramsgarden.org/event/scavenger-hunt-2018/2018-08-25/
This event is FREE and open to the public!
This is part of our Art@Bartram series. Art@Ba
From L'eau Est La Vie Camp - No Bayou Bridge: Over the past several months we have deployed over 50 worksite actions to disrupt and stop construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. We are also on day 35 of continuous blockades in the Atchafalaya Basin (one of the largest swamps in North America). But with Energy Transfer Partners' recent escalation in tactics, we need more protectors here with us on the frontlines. JOIN US in Louisiana at the L'eau Est La Vie Camp. Email us at
From Camp White Pine: Grandmother, Retired Teacher Jailed Up to Six Months for Protecting Her Land Ellen Sue Gerhart, 63, has been a key leader in the multi-year campaign against Energy Transfer Partners’ Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline, which is being built through her property. [Huntingdon, PA] On Friday, August 3, Huntingdon County Judge George Zanic sentenced 63-year-old grandmother, retired teacher, and landowner Ellen Sue Gerhart to two to six months in jail