Council Updates

Spectra Energy Philadelphia Lateral Information
 Spectra Philadelphia Lateral
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I See Smoke Releases Wood Smoke Action Guide
Wood smoke neighbor guide coverod smoke pollution is a problem facing residential communities across the country. But sometimes our concerns about a possible confrontation prevent us from taking that first step to initiate a conversation with a neighbor whose smoke is affecting us.
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Middlesex Township denies legal challenge; allows oil and gas near schools and homes
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2015                                                                             
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Clean Air Council Testimony to Philadelphia City Council Committee on the Environment
Public hearing regarding the state of Philadelphia’s environment
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Request for Proposals - John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Bike and Pedestrian Connections Design and Engineering
  Clean Air Council invites responses to this Request for Proposals to perform Design and Engineering on 4 sections of bicycle and pedestrian connections to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. This includes trail connections in both Philadelphia and Delaware Counties.
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News

Clean Air Council Sues State over Failure to Adopt New Building Codes
Clean Air Council, a Pennsylvania environmental group, has filed a lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry due to the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council’s (RAC) failure to update building codes.  “Pennsylvania’s building codes have been held hostage by an ineffective law and a politically motivated agency for over six years....
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Pipeline Resistance Escalates in Wake of Rupture
 PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseThursday, June 11, 2015Contact:Deirdre Lally, the Clean Air Council, 570-854-2288 Pipeline Resistance Escalates in Wake of Rupture Benton, PA On Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Williams Transco pipeline running along the Lycoming/Columbia County line ruptured, releasing gas into the air,...
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Residents to appeal move toward gas drilling near Mars Area schools
Image from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opponents of shale gas drilling near the Mars Area School District campus in Middlesex, Butler County, say they will appeal Wednesday’s township decisions to approve new zoning rules that open up more than 90 percent of the township for gas drilling and development, including areas within a half-...
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Clean Air Council, Drexel’s Dornslife Center Save Energy and Cut Pollution with Community Members in Mantua
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2015                                                        CONTACT INFO:Russell...
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Clean Air Council, Sierra Club, PennFuture, NRDC Urge UCC RAC to Save Energy and Cut Pollution
The Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council (UCC RAC) rejected revisions to the 2012 International Code Council (ICC) building standards Wednesday, missing a significant opportunity to make Pennsylvania safer and more efficient. The UCC RAC voted to weaken Pennsylvania's building standards at the recommendation of the Pennsylvania Builders Association and ignored...
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