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Marcellus Protest is a grassroots, all-volunteer group located in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We work to prevent (where possible) and to limit (where necessary) the operations of "fracking" for natural gas.

Formed in 2010, Marcellus Protest played a role in the adoption that year of a total ban on fracking within the City of Pittsburgh. To our knowledge, Pittsburgh is the first city in the world to take this position.
Marcellus Protest operates as a 401(c)3 under the tax laws of the United States, as a "project" of the Thomas Merton Center of Pittsburgh.

The web site that you are now seeing was brought online in May, 2018, when our previous software "platform" became obsolete and unsupportable. If you need to recover information from our old site, please first check our archive. If that doesn't yield what you need, please contact us at admin[at]marcellusprotest[dot]org.