Tag: GOP

PA Republicans Risk Losing $500 Million in Federal Highway Funds

GUEST POST: Republicans on House Committee Disapprove Final Reg. To Reduce VOC/Methane Emissions from Unconventional Oil & Gas Facilities Risking $500 Million In Federal Highway Funds By David E. Hess / PA Environment Digest / August 2, 2022 On August 2, Republicans on the… Continue Reading “PA Republicans Risk Losing $500 Million in Federal Highway Funds”

Another PA Taxpayer Giveaway

Imagine if you didn’t have to buy anywhere near the level of car insurance needed to protect yourself and others. Then, following a wreck, taxpayers paid for the repairs. In a sense, that’s what was just recently passed by Pennsylvania lawmakers, for their buddies… Continue Reading “Another PA Taxpayer Giveaway”

Will the EPA also get Sued over Pennsylvania Air?

On Tuesday, the Center for Biological Diversity sued the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demanding action on the air pollution emitted by Colorado’s oil and gas industry. The news story appeared in THE HILL, “Conservation group sues EPA over fracking smog in Colorado” and… Continue Reading “Will the EPA also get Sued over Pennsylvania Air?”

Backwards Pennsylvania

You can thank ‘frac happy’ Republican legislators like Yaw and Metcalfe for keeping our Commonwealth in the ‘stone ages’ when it comes to promoting a healthy environment. Also, their latest ‘gas buddy’ enabling efforts will likely cause Pennsylvania to lose federal highway funds. David… Continue Reading “Backwards Pennsylvania”

The ‘Un-Natural Gas’ Radioactive Waste Stream

A well-written and researched story by Justin Nobel was published yesterday on DeSmog: ‘This Needs to Be Fixed’: Nuclear Expert Calls Radioactivity Levels Found Outside Ohio Oilfield Waste Facility ‘Excessive’. Justin’s MUST READ story is about a facility in Martins Ferry, Ohio, that processes… Continue Reading “The ‘Un-Natural Gas’ Radioactive Waste Stream”