Pittsburgh

Pssst!! Hey! You wanna buy some democracy??

"Freedom Isn't Free", but ours is apparently for sale. So, if you have $1000 to invest, and if having a fracking-friendly mayor for the City of Pittsburgh is worth big bucks to you, get yourself to the Airport on April 18, and hand your money to the Jack Wagner campaign.
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Will City of Pittsburgh Stand Up to Toxic Trespass?

"From the Findings and Intent of the ordinance we read, “The City Council of Pittsburgh possesses the authority to establish policies that protect the rights of the community. That authority includes the right to make laws that declare the involuntary intrusion of corporate-produced, mined, transported, processed and disposed-of chemicals, toxins, brines, radioactive and other harmful materials into the bodies of City residents and ecosystems of the community a form of trespass. The human and natural communities of Pittsburgh possess inalienable rights, including the right not to be trespassed upon, the right to a healthy environment, and other rights enumerated in the laws of this City, the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Constitution of the United States of America (as well as rights not enumerated) and the people possess the power and authority to enforce the laws of their City that protect these rights."There's more…

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Turning Occupation into Lasting Change

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Turning Occupation into Lasting Change

Posted by Thomas Linzey and Jeff Reifman on October 11th, 2011

How Pittsburgh, Spokane and other communities can point the Occupy
movement towards elevating rights for people and nature over corporate
rights

The history of populist uprisings like Occupy Wall Street isn’t aThere's more…

Marcellus Infrastructure Finance & Development Summit 2011

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6 years 7 weeks ago

Join Top Leaders in Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Government and Financial Communities to Maximize Opportunities Arising from the Second Largest Natural Gas Field in the World!There's more…

  • Status & outlook for the evolution of Marcellus E&P activity and planned infrastructure projects

Testimony to EPA (Pittsburgh, September 27, 2011)

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The Environmental Protection Agency held a Public Hearing in Pittsburgh on September 27, 2011. This is one person's testimony.There's more…

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Shields Introduces Legislation That Will Give Pittsburghers A Vote On Marcellus Shale Drilling

Pittsburgh City Councilman Doug Shields introduces legislation to add a referendum on the November 8, 2011 general election ballot which proposes an incorporation of a “Bill of Rights” and ban of corporate gas extraction to the Home Rule Charter.There's more…

Hundreds speak out on shale gas drilling

photo of audience in hearingSpeakers and spectators filled the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Courthouse to capacity on Thursday night for a public hearing on Marcellus Shale gas drilling.There's more…

Christmas Carols Against Fracking

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Marcellus Protest sings Christmas carols on the steps of Pittsburgh's City-County Building on December 11, 2010.There's more…

Protest to Prevent Fracking at the Powdermill Reserve

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December 9, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA - About 40 people gathered in front of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History to protest the threat of fracking at the Carengie's Powdermill Nature Reserve in Westmoreland County. The demonstration, which was organized by Marcellus Protest, coincided with the Carnegie's "Holiday Happy Hour" for its members. There's more…

CHRISTMAS CAROLS AT CITY COUNTY BUILDING (IN FRONT OF TREE)

Date: 
6 years 49 weeks ago

SINGING CHRISTMAS CAROLS AND THANKING OUR COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR BANNING A TOXIC PRACTICE IN THE CITY

From Loretta, for tomorrow's [12/19 @ 12:30 p.m.] 'CAROLING IN A
FRACKING WONDERLAND' - steps of the City County bldg., downtown
Pittsburgh. Please print the lyrics out & join us tomorrow, for a
short while, [We won't be out there for too long, we know it's cold]There's more…

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