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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…

Drilling Protest Planned at Carnegie Museum

Marcellus Protest supporters are planning a peaceful protest during the Carnegie Museum's Annual Holiday Happy Hour to draw attention to the possible use of Powdermill Nature Reserve for Marcellus Shale drilling activity.There's more…

Stop Marcellus Shale drilling at Powdermill Nature Reserve [UPDATED]

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History may allow fracking at its Powdermill Nature Reserve in Westmoreland County. Come to a protest on Thursday. Send the Director this letter. UPDATE: Pittsburgh City Council calls on Carnegie Institute to "reject any and all offers of shale gas exploration and extraction."There's more…

"I told my husband that I'll fight them (drillers) until my last breath," said a resident.

The lure of millions of dollars in natural gas royalties has prompted officials at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History to study whether to permit drilling on the Marcellus shale range at its Powdermill Nature Reserve in Westmoreland County.There's more…

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