Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Democracy Fractured” at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA – Oct 28, 2012

At “Democracy Fractured” at Dickinson College, on Oct 28, citizen advocacy leaders address PA’s agricultural challenges, from factory farms to Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction and biosolids. Examine the economics, public health, animal health, environmental impacts, food safety and the … Continue reading

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Bravo, Philly! Vote YES on Resolution 120740 in opposition to Act 13

Bravo, Philly. And thank you, Delaware Riverkeeper and Delaware Riverkeeper Network for spreading the word. “WHEREAS, Act 13 removes all meaningful zoning and planning authority from local governments as to the Oil & Gas industry, while a…ll other entities, be … Continue reading

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Derry School Board member Maryellen Sheehan files suit to find identity of PennLive poster using alias “derryright”

I say bravo. If she wins, maybe it will cut down on cowards hiding behind alias and lead to more substantive debate. Judge Turgeon heard the lower (Common Pleas, Civil) case, DN: 2011-CV-10498-CV DeLuce, David W. is derryright’s attorney. Druby, … Continue reading

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HB 2606 would make PaDEP’s appointed secretary a commissioner elected by Pennsylvanians, with two-term limit.

Immediately after I posted this – before lunch, on the day the article was published – it was shared by 6 different friends on FaceBook, and leading Marcellus activist John Trallo had forwarded it to his considerable listserv. It was … Continue reading

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