Study: Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Premature Birth

NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS INCREASED RISK OF ADVERSE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES CLOSER TO ACTIVE UNCONVENTIONAL NATURAL GAS WELLS Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giving birth … More

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JOIN US: Film Showings Oct 2, 6-9pm and Oct 10, 7:30pm

Join us at Friendsville Town Park (MAP) for a FREE showing of Groundswell Rising, a documentary that celebrates community activist victories against fracking. (A second showing will take place in Cumberland on Oct 10, 7:30 pm, details below) Food and … More

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Citizens begin Observation around Accident (MD) Compressor

On Tuesday September 1, following a presentation on Air Quality monitoring sponsored by Engage Mountain Maryland, a group of concerned citizens met to initiate a citizen-run monitoring project targeting the natural gas storage facility in Accident, Maryland. The Accident natural gas … More

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Study: Potential Fracking Impacts on Delaware River Basin

Currently fracking is not allowed in the Delaware River Basin (DRB.)  Nor is it allowed in New York state which contains the spring-fed source of the DRB watershed.  A new study on the Delaware River Basin demonstrates the potential health and environmental … More

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