A coalition of SWPA groups including anti fracking grassroots groups, will host Josh Fox on his Gasland 2 opening tour.
Admission will be free - donations accepted at the door. No tickets for the screening - seating is first come/first served.
The so-called "Center for Sustainable Shale Development" is attracting more criticism from grassroots environmental groups. [See our April newsletter.] On May 22, a joint letter was issued from 68 grassroots advocacy organizations to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), accusing EDF of contributing to the 'greenwashing' of toxic fracking.
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"Pennsylvania farming communities are being turned into huge, open-air laboratories by energy companies eager to make North America a twenty-first-century Saudi Arabia, with ordinary people serving as its guinea pigs. And those people are paying a heavy price: mystery illnesses, dead animals, polluted water, land made worthless, and the loss of a way of life. In the midst of this new hell, however, there’s also hope.
[from Nick Turse's introduction to Ellen Cantarow's report]
How to Stop Fracking: Tools and Strategies to Get Us to a Ban
Friends Meeting House (Pittsburgh)