Tag: NEPA

NO SPECIAL PROTECTION in Northeastern Pennsylvania

The ‘Exceptional Value’ Loyalsock Creek in Lycoming County, PA is Dammed & Damned (Photos: Top- Overview of water withdrawal site at beginning of construction; Photos taken on October 13, 2022 during another muddy sediment plume event in the Loyalsock Creek.) Video Dispatch From The… Continue Reading “NO SPECIAL PROTECTION in Northeastern Pennsylvania”

Eureka Resources Back in the News

Employee dies of “chemical and thermal burns” from a “chemical explosion” in an industrial accident OSHA is investigating. Eureka Resources has a prior investigation history with OSHA: Source: United States Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Some will recall this August… Continue Reading “Eureka Resources Back in the News”

Federal Appeals Court Rejects PA Senate Republican Caucus Challenge To DRBC Fracking Ban

By David E. Hess | PA Environment Digest Blog | September 16, 2022 (Note: Photos below were added to the original blog) On September 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a decision affirming that Pennsylvania state legislators and municipalities… Continue Reading “Federal Appeals Court Rejects PA Senate Republican Caucus Challenge To DRBC Fracking Ban”

Religious Freedom from a Pennsylvania Pipeline

“Catholic nuns fought pipeline on their Lancaster County land. Now, citing religious freedom, they seek damages in court.” According to a September 15, 2022 story by Susan Phillips on StateImpact Pennsylvania, The Adorers of the Blood of Christ say Transco‚Äôs Atlantic Sunrise natural gas… Continue Reading “Religious Freedom from a Pennsylvania Pipeline”

OXYMORON: Ruining Millions of Gallons of Water to Frac During a Drought

With some Marcellus Shale gas production requiring 17-million gallons of water just to frac one well, one has to wonder how it can be justified under drought conditions Map: Red Dots are withdrawal locations with water use restrictions. Susquehanna River Basin Commission Monitors Hydrologic… Continue Reading “OXYMORON: Ruining Millions of Gallons of Water to Frac During a Drought”

EXCLUSIVE: The Story Behind ‘Fracked Water Wells’ in Dimock PA

In this newly released 41-minute video, we get a behind-the-scenes look at the turmoil and travesty of those ‘Dimocked’ by shale gas production, and the 9 square mile area of Pennsylvania that was once banned from further fracking. Hear about the shortcomings of state… Continue Reading “EXCLUSIVE: The Story Behind ‘Fracked Water Wells’ in Dimock PA”

DEP Declares Drought Watch for 36 Pennsylvania Counties

DEP Asks for Voluntary Water Conservation for First Time Since 2020 On August 31, the Department of Environmental Protection announced the Commonwealth Drought Task Force has declared a drought watch for 36 counties and asks for voluntary water conservation in those counties. The following… Continue Reading “DEP Declares Drought Watch for 36 Pennsylvania Counties”