Protecting Pennsylvania from Oil and Gas Development

Clean Water Action believes strongly in Pennsylvanians' constitutional right to clean water and air. Clean Water Action is working to protect the health and environment of our communities from oil and gas operation's harmful impacts.

Screenshot of methane leak in Butler County via Earthworks

Stop Fracking Methane Leaks in Pennsylvania

Let Governor Wolf know you support his plan to reduce methane emissions from shale gas operations.

Clean Water Action Applauds Governor Wolf’s Efforts to Protect State Parks and Forests

Clean Water Action applauded Governor Tom Wolf's executive order reinstating the moratorium for new natural gas leasing of our state parks and forests.

Failure to Enforce

Clean Water Action looked at how the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection did in 2011 for enforcing environmental rules on Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies.

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Pennsylvania Currents - Spring-Summer 2016

Pennsylvania Currents - Spring | Summer 2016

In this issue: Cutting the gas industry's climate impact; Methane pollution; Lead in our water; Extreme energy production film festival; Fighting for better air and winning; Heavy Seas supports Clean Water; and more.

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From We All Live Downstream

Oil trains. photo: istock, breath10
July 5, 2016

Every year during the first weeks of July, thousands of people across North America participate in the Stop Oil Trains week of action to commemorate the 47 people who tragically lost their lives in Lac Megantic, Quebec when a runaway oil train derailed and exploded.

pump jacks / photo: shutterstock, huyangshu
June 22, 2016

It only took a moment for a couple hundred politicians to undo years of work and discard the will of nearly 30,000 Pennsylvanians who called for stronger oil and gas regulations.