If you live in or near Philadelphia, there is a good chance you’ve seen
crude oil trains traveling through your town. Crude oil trains travel
through the suburbs of Southeastern Pennsylvania and straight through
Philadelphia’s communities and business centers. The U.S. Department of
Transportation (DOT), has acknowledged the imminent danger of crude oil
trains and wants your input. This is your chance to protect your
Our state legislators betrayed their oath to preserve the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment when they voted to reopen our state forests and open our state parks for natural gas leasing as part of the budget.
Polls by Muhlenberg College, University of Michigan, and Mercyhurst University show that like you, a majority of Pennsylvanians want to see stronger regulations on natural gas drilling enacted in order to protect our water and our health. You have the opportunity to make that happen - Click here to send a message to DEP today!