Follow-up actions on "airport fracking" legislation

We've endured the manufactured media event that was Allegheny County's "public hearing" on airport fracking. There are two more opportunities to show your commitment:

  • Send written comments to Allegheny County Council by 5pm, Friday, Feb. 15
  • Attend the meeting of the "Public Works Committee" of Council: (Thurs., Feb. 14, 4:30pm, 'Conference Rm 1' at County Courthouse)

From the Feb. 7 handout:

Written testimony may be offered by any individuals, regardless of whether they were registered to speak at tonight's hearing, until 5:00pm on Friday, February 15. Written testimony may be sent via e-mail to Jared Barker, Council's Chief Clerk and Director of Legislative Services, at, or by regular mail at:

436 Grant Street, Room 119
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Mr. Barker may also be reached at 412-350-6523 in the event that additional information is required.

Non Allegheny County residents

Non Allegheny County residents- send in YOUR comments too. According to Allegheny County Council staff they are accepting non AC residents' comments. For those of you in Beaver & Washington counties, especially, PLEASE this affects you greatly.