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Green Party lauds Pittsburgh City Council Decision to ban fracking in city limits

A press release from the Green Party of Pennsylvania, which supports banning hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) for natural gas and organized statewide protests against the practice on Earth Day:

Last week, Pittsburgh City Council voted to ban hydrofracturing, or
“fracking” within city limits.  Fracking is a controversial method of
natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale formation that uses large
volumes of water and severely pollutes it in the process. … Read more ...

Green Party Congressional candidate tells Gas Company: Go Frack Yourself

On The Wilder Side:

Congressional candidate turns down money to avoid gas drilling

Long time Green Party member Hank Bardel is running for congress in New York’s 13th Congressional District. Hank owns acreage in eastern Pennsyvania which is over the Marcellus Shale formation. Recently Hank was offered over $264,000 with 21% royalties to allow companies to drill there and he turned them down.

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