Full Press Release: https://tinyurl.com/deadlyeconomy Philadelphians opposed to fossil fuel development loudly greeted guests of Energized Economy, a Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia event at the National Museum of American Jewish History . Inverting the event’s marketing slogans, protesters held banners reading “Deadly Economy” and “Advancing Fossil-Fueled Death” in front of the museum’s doors. The event featured speakers from the American Gas Association, Shell
Send in your comments by TOMORROW (12/14) on the Adelphia Gateway Pipeline compressor stations! Details below. To convert an old oil pipeline to natural gas, Adelphia (owned by New Jersey Resources) needs to build two dirty compressor stations: one in West Rockhill Township (Bucks County), one in Marcus Hook (Delaware County). The compressor stations would emit VOCs, NOx, CO, and particulate matter, contributing to poor air quality across the region--as well as ~34,000 tons o
Edited by EDGE member, video from local resident UPDATE: New violation issued today 3-19-18 (link in comments) According to ETP/Sunoco’s word it was 500 Gallons Per Minute... Everyone within 450 feet of HDD both public and private water supplies need to be notified and could be impacted... But hey as long as a PA licensed geologist reports on why it happened and how it will be managed in the future - drilling can start back up!!! https://bit.ly/2pCIYf9 ***Breaking: Another in
Photo by Julie Dermansky See full article by Julie Dermansky for Desmog Blog here: https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/11/01/exxon-refinery-fire-epa-pollution-gulf-louisiana From the article: Early morning skies Wednesday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were alight from a fire that started around 2:30 a.m. at an ExxonMobil refinery. The blaze, though contained before the sun came up, is a reminder to the surrounding community of yet another danger of living next to refineries and chem
ETP/Sunoco Logistics is polluting Pennsylvania waterways with clay and undisclosed chemicals. 3 spill incidents (May 3rd, 4th, 10th) in the past two weeks with a reported almost 600 gallons of lubricant leakage! And this is only in construction of a pipeline, not even in operation. See article: http://www.delcotimes.com/article/DC/20170517/NEWS/170519634 Leaks of drilling fluid are commonplace in Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners operations. The first of the latest spills was i
Video by Brian Rudnick Across the country, dirty energy projects which pollute our air, water, & soil are being defeated.
Yet here in Philadelphia, more dirty energy projects are being proposed every day, from the continued health & safety violations of Philadelphia Energy Solutions to oil train and fracked gas infrastructure proposed for the Southport section of the Navy Yard to PGW's intention to expand it's LNG f
Video from Thursdays action at The Franklin Institute: Watch EDGE & friends give Phil Rinaldi the Heart of Shale Award! We are so lucky to have so many amazing people working with us who worked hard to put this video together. <3 to our true allies! Video by Popular Resistance: #philadelphia #philadelphiaenergysolutions #oiltrains #pollution #franklininstitute #philrinaldi #fossilfuel #renewableenergy