A night of history, art, food, community and the sharing of stories inspired by the river and the people who live along its shore. A showcase of various performers and speakers will shed light on the complex and rich history of Kingsessing and Southwest Philadelphia. Sample some of Southwest’s finest flavors provided by local vendors and enjoy a relaxing evening by the water’s edge.
- FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!
- RAIN OR SHINE! We’ll be in the Barn and Coach House if it’s raini
Video filmed and edited with the help of E.D.G.E. member for Public Herald Photo by Steven Rubin for Public Herald In Coudersport Pennsylvania, over 100 members of the Seneca Nation of Indians appeared at a public meeting to oppose a fracking wastewater treatment facility planned for development on the Allegheny River, known by the Seneca as the Ohi:yo’, which means “beautiful waters.” Read the full article by Joshua B. Pribanic, and Melissa A. Troutman for Public Herald here
From our friends at Public Herald: http://publicherald.org/not-free-pennsylvania-sues-communities-banning-frack-waste/ Grant Township in Indiana County, PA enacted a municipal charter establishing a bill of rights granting certain environmental and democratic rights which include the right to ban fracking waste-water injection wells. Then the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection sued the township. "All residents of Grant Township, along with natural communities
Video created by E.D.G.E. members ***Fracking creates widespread, systemic impacts in Pennsylvania - contaminating our drinking water*** The fight for environmental justice is inextricably linked to the fight
against systemic oppressions such as racism, misogyny & ableism. To value life means to value quality of life and equitable
access to essential resources - clean air, water & land - for all. Get connected below & join the fight. +++Call the Office of PA Attorney Gene
This poster, drawn in pencil by an EDGE member, is dedicated to all those who are fighting to defend their human rights and those who are fighting with them. If you are interested in getting a 12"x16" poster, contact us HERE. #pipeline #philadelphia #stopoiltrains #dakotaaccesspipeline #standingrock #banfracking #water #frontlinecommunities #waterislife #resistance #hydraulicfracturing
A Report from PA State Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Delaware/Montgomery "Marcellus Money and the Pennsylvania Legislature: An Analysis of the Most Recent Pennsylvania Campaign Finance Reports, Lobbying Reports and Ethics Statements Relating to Natural Gas Drilling." Check out the report:
http://www.pahouse.com/Vitali/Marcellus_Report/ It is startling to hear of the money from natural gas lobbyists shoved into pockets behind closed doors. Watch this presentation by PA State Rep. Greg V
This video was edited by EDGE Member for Public Herald. After a 3-year investigation in Pennsylvania, Public Herald has uncovered evidence of widespread and systemic impacts related to “fracking,” a controversial oil and gas technology. Ending over a decade of suppression by the state, this evidence is now available to the public for the first time. Read the story: http://publicherald.org/fracking. “You’re telling me that there are thousands of people [who say their water was
The video was created by Democracy Now. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) is a proposed 3.8 billion dollar crude oil pipeline which crosses treaty territories, threatening the Missouri River and everything downstream. The pipeline would carry 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day from North Dakota's bakken oilfield to export points in Illinois. The project has been protested from the beginning by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and members of about 100 other tribes and people ac