Council Updates

We have to step in and stand up for cleaner air in the Mon Valley
We know from experience that pollution-emitting facilities and companies will not regulate themselves. Instead, we have regulations in place to protect the health of our communities. Unfortunately, many facilities disregard these regulations and put everyone’s health in danger. That’s the current state of affairs for Clairton Coke Works. The U.S.
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Climate Action Beyond Paris
Join Clean Air Council, Sierra Club, Moms Clean Air Force, Earthworks, PennEnvironment, and Pittsburgh350 in Pittsburgh for a morning of climate action and education following the international climate negotiations in Paris!
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Air Your Concerns About Air Quality!
Join Clean Air Council, Sierra Club, Moms Clean Air Force, Earthworks, and the Center for Coalfield Justice at a public event in Washington County for anyone concerned about unconventional oil and gas development.Many communities are living with oil and gas wells, compressor stations, processing plants, and pipelines. More than ever people are asking if this development affects air quality and their health.Join us at this public event and get answers to questions such as:
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Public Hearing on Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery permits: September 17th 2015
Public Hearing on Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery permits: September 17th 2015 
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Spectra Energy Philadelphia Lateral Information
 Spectra Philadelphia Lateral
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News

Statement from Pennsylvania citizens and organizations on delivery to Gov. Wolf of thousands of petition signatures calling for deliberate action on proposed methane pollution standards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2016 Contact: Matt Walker, Clean Air Council, mwalker@cleanair.org, 215-567-4004 x121   Statement from Pennsylvania citizens and organizations on delivery to Gov. Wolf of thousands of petition signatures calling for deliberate action on proposed methane pollution standards            ...
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Local Air Quality, Environmental Organizations Applaud Efforts to Increase Accountability at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works
Local Air Quality, Environmental Organizations Applaud Efforts to Increase Accountability at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works  PITTSBURGH – Earlier today,PennFuture announced a 60-day notice of intent to file a lawsuit against U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works. Clairton is the largest producer of coke in the nation, and about 37,000 people live in the shadow of the Mon...
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Philadelphia Port Authority Considers Dirty Energy Projects at Southport
Press Statement: For Immediate ReleaseContacts: Mordechai Liebling, Interfaith Power and Light, 215-913-8363, Lieblingm@gmail.comTracy Carluccio, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, 215-369-1188 x104, tracy@delawareriverkeeper.orgMatt Walker, 267-319-6726, mwalker@cleanair.orgPhiladelphia Port Authority Considers Dirty Energy Projects at SouthportGreen Justice Philly Coalition calls...
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Finally, Cleaner Air May Be on the Horizon in Pennsylvania
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 19, 2016 CONTACT: Matt Walker, Community Outreach Director, mwalker@cleanair.org, 215-567-4004 ext. 121  Finally, Cleaner Air May Be on the Horizon in PennsylvaniaGovernor Wolf, DEP Move Forward to Reduce Oil and Gas Methane Pollution  (HARRISBURG, PA. – Jan. 19, 2016) Today, Governor Wolf took an important step forward to protect...
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We must plug methane leaks in PA
By Dewitt Walton of United Steelworkers // Published in the York Daily RecordFrom the Paris Agreement signed by nearly 200 nations to the work of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its Clean Power Plan — the first-ever limits to carbon pollution from existing power plants — the move to a lower-carbon economy here in the U.S. and around the globe is underway. But there...
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