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Clean Air Council Influential in Denial of Sunoco Logistics Mariner East Pipeline Petition
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30th 2014
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Impacted Residents and Supporters Shut Down FERC offices in Washington, DC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2014 1:44 PM   25 People Arrested Blocking Entrances to FERC, Protesting Proposed Fracked Gas Export Facility and Pipelines.  WASHINGTON - July 14 - Residents impacted by shale gas infrastructure and their supporters, including Council staff, blocked the entrances to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) headquarters today in protest of the proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility and pipeline projects throughout the northeast.
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Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Informational Primer
The Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline, or the Central Penn Lines North and South would create a shortcut between the existing Transco Leidy Line in Columbia County with the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline in Lancaster County.  It is a greenfield pipeline, meaning it would create a new Right-Of-Way (ROW). 
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Community Impacts of Sunoco Logistics’ Proposed Mariner East I Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline
  Contact: Sam Koplinka-Loehr, Shale Gas Organizer. (215) 567-4004 x115 or skl@cleanair.org What is it?
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Landowners & Community Members Take Over Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Open House, Demanding Answers to their Concerns
 Last Wednesday night, Williams’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company held an open house at Millersville University in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania regarding their proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. Over 1000 landowners and community members came prepared to ask questions of the Fortune 200 Company about the impacts that the project will have on their communities.
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Clean Air Council Criticizes Pennsylvania’s Dirty Plan to Reduce CO2 Emissions
Contact: Russell Zerbo, 609.314.6889, rzerbo@cleanair.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 30, 2014   Clean Air Council Criticizes Pennsylvania’s Dirty Plan to Reduce CO2 Emissions Council staff testifies before the EPA, asking for a strong plan to reduce carbon emissions to slow climate change   Pittsburgh, PA – Tomorrow, Clean Air Council staff will testify...
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The politics of the climate change debate
 By Isaac Stanley-Becker / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteIt may not happen with a bang. No guns or bombs. No political assassinations or ultimatums borne of diplomatic alliances.The world's next great conflagration will occur because of the slow and steady warming of the climate, because of the concentration of greenhouse gases emitted by humans, argues a retired rear navy...
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West Goshen anti-pipeline group helps others organize
West Goshen anti-pipeline group helps others organizeBy Kendal Gapinski, Daily Local News The local group leading the charge against Sunoco Pipeline LP’s Mariner East Project pump station in West Goshen is hoping to help community groups across the state in opposing the pipeline. According to Tom Casey of the Chester County...
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Clean Air Council calls for investigation into Pa. Department of Health
Environmental groups call for investigation into Pa. Department of Health July 16, 2014 | 4:03 PM By Marie Cusick Five Pennsylvania environmental groups are calling for an investigation into the state Department of Health, in the wake of allegations it deliberately ignored public complaints about natural gas operations. As StateImpact Pennsylvania first...
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Impacted Residents and Supporters Shut Down FERC offices in Washington, DC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2014 1:44 PM  25 People Arrested Blocking Entrances to FERC, Protesting Proposed Fracked Gas Export Facility and Pipelines.  WASHINGTON - July 14 - Residents impacted by shale gas infrastructure and their supporters, including Council staff, blocked the entrances to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)...
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