Conditions in Gaza are worsening, with grave consequences for both human health and the environment due to untreated wastewater. Worse still, Israel has announced it will cut the electricity it supplies to Gaza by nearly half.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has taken legal action against two townships for their laws banning hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” within their communities, claiming that the local charters unlawfully interfere with state oil and gas policies.
ELK COUNTY, PA-- With nearly 8,000 active hydraulic fracturing wells, Pennsylvania is one of the most fracked states in the nation – owing to its position above the massive Marcellus gas shale. Years after the fracking boom began, Pennsylvania is now suffering from a slew of problems