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Faith Against Fracking

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for decisive climate action in his Encyclical Letter. Now, while the Pope is visiting the U.S. for the first time, faith leaders across the country are speaking out against fracking—a form of extreme fossil fuel extraction that hurts our health and communities, contributes to climate change, and will prolong our dependence on oil and gas at the expense of the development of truly renewable energy. Take action: https://secure.foodandwaterwatch.org/… Quotes from the video: • “This is the time when all of us are being called to create a perfect [...]

Vera Scroggins Sentencing in Montrose, PA – Susquehanna County

April 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Vera Scroggins Sentencing in Montrose, PA – Susquehanna County Many of Vera’s supporters were not able to get into the small court in which the sentencing took place April 23, 2015, due to the on going renovations in the main courtroom. The sentencing was about 41/2 hours long, with many other supporters waiting outside the court room. Cabot’s lawyers requested a $1,000.00 fine to cover the cost for some of there legal fees. Judge Kenneth Seaman granted the request and ordered Vera to pay the fine in 45 days. If Vera does not pay he may incarcerate her until she pays the [...]

Ban Fracking Waste in New Jersey

June 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

In June of 2012 the New Jersey legislature passed a ban on fracking waste dumping, which was subsequently vetoed by Governor Christie in September 2012. During a nine month period over 160 organizations collected 17,000 petition signatures and held dozens of local actions in support of the ban. Hundreds of activists marched on the state capital in Trenton on June 20, 2013 to demand that the legislators who voted for the bill last year vote again this year to override Governor Christie’s [...]