Pennsylvania Actions

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Don’t Take Oil and Gas Protections Back to the 80’s

The state senate is moving a bill (SB 1088) that would roll back protections for shallow oil and gas drilling to 1984 standards.

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Tell the Health Department to stop operating in secrecy!

Allegheny County Health Department must be more transparent and accountable to the residents of Allegheny County, not the industries that do us harm. Tell them to close the loopholes.

Water from a faucet / photo: istock

Support Efforts to Protect Pittsburgh Water from Lead

Tell City Council to support efforts to protect us from lead in our drinking water.

Three glasses of water on a table. Photo credit:  bunyarit / Shutterstock

Tell the Public Utilities Commission to Protect Pittsburgh’s Water!

Now is your opportunity to weigh in to the PUC’s oversight plan and demand we have a plan in place that treats access to safe, affordable drinking water as a fundamental human right, not a business investment.

Methane flare, black smoke. Photo credit: Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock

Tell Governor Wolf We Need Strong Protections from Existing Oil and Gas Emissions

It’s contradictory that at the same we’re finalizing strong rules for new operations; we introduce weak ones for existing operations. Sign our petition to Governor Wolf and demand equally strong protection to control methane emissions from existing oil and gas operations.

The Shenango Coke Works site

Community Input on Plans for Shenango Site

Clean Water Action is partnering with the community group Allegheny County Clean Air Now (ACCAN) to urge the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to hold a public hearing on DTE’s remediation and reuse plans, so that the community has an opportunity to provide input on those plans. Support this effort by signing our petition today!