Citizens fighting to defend water, air and health from toxic fracking.

The plastic "value chain" - An overview

See our latest update on the PetroChemical Build-Out.

General Meeting about Fracking at Edgar Thomson

Date: 
20 hours 10 min from now

Interested in getting involved? North Braddock Residents for Our Future would love to have you join them. Please RSVP so that the organizers can get a head count, and choose the best place to meet. (You will receive updates by email, when a location is decided.)
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Ohio is burning: Where is that XTO fracking fire?

On February 14, 2018, an XTO frack well suffered what the company terms a "loss of containment" -- that is, in plain language, an explosion and fire. Days later, residents within a mile of the site are still prohibited from entering the area, while a well-control contractor is assembling workers and equipment to begin extinguishing the blaze.
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Falcon Pipeline: PaDEP will hold public hearings

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced public hearings on Shell's "Falcon" pipeline. Watch our calendar for times and locations as they are determined.
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Feb 17

On February 14, 2018, an XTO frack well suffered what the company terms a "loss of containment" -- that is, in plain language, an explosion and fire. Days later, residents within a mile of the site are still prohibited from entering the area, while a well-control contractor is assembling workers and equipment to begin extinguishing the blaze.

Feb 16

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced public hearings on Shell's "Falcon" pipeline. Watch our calendar for times and locations as they are determined.

Feb 15

A new analysis from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) indicates that the "official" estimates of methane from Pennsylvania's oil and gas industry may be under-counting by as much as a factor of five.

Feb 14

An energy executive recommends stealthy "ninja" tactics to slip major projects past civic opposition. A recent report in DeSmog Blog quotes the CEO of Crestwood Energy, speaking at the "Marcellus Midstream 2018" conference, held in Pittsburgh in January.

Feb 8 2018

U.S. Steel has announced an agreement to lease a portion of the Edgar Thomson plant for a drill pad, from which the surrounding area can be fracked. Local residents and families have been left in the dark, to wait for the consequences of fracking. This page is a place for collecting information and resources to share with the community.

Feb 8 2018

See our updated information and resources on the "PetroChemical Build-Out" threatening the Ohio River Valley.

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