Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fed and State Agents Raid Milton, PA’s Minuteman Environmental Services

http://blog.shaleshockmedia.org/2013/05/30/natural-gas-waste-hauler-raided/ 2013 – Shale Gas Watchdog Dory Hippauf  Broke Story IRS, FBI, PA Attorney General’s office and Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) raided Minuteman Environmental Services (MES) Gov. Tom Corbett visited the Milton facility on Feb. 8, 2012, calling the Minuteman … Continue reading

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Vote and Take Your Kids. Or Remain Invisible.

I often hear, and sometimes think to myself: Why vote for any of these jokers? It is a fair question. My answer is not the one you often hear: I believe that we have no obligation to vote, but we … Continue reading

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Monsanto respects individuals’ rights…’How?’, ‘So what?’, and, ‘Then quit bypassing them’

Monsanto spokesman Tom Helscher recently said the company respects individuals’ rights to do certain things people have the right to do. You do, huh? Great, get out backs here: Monsanto donated over $1M just in 2011-2012 to PACs, parties, outside … Continue reading

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PA DEP and US EPA Failure on Susquehanna Impairment? What now?

“The Environmental Protection Agency has made it’s ruling: The lower Susquehanna River is not impaired (as the state’s Department of Environmental Protection recommended, despite protests from the Fish and Boat Commission). However, the stretch of river from Sunbury to the … Continue reading

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What can We The PA People do better to Ensure Gas Drilling Benefits All?

On May 2, the PA House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing about Shale Gas Drilling, Human Health, and the Environment, in Harrisburg. Following are the summaries of testimony and statements from the meeting I’ve Tweeted @stevenwtodd. Per Rep Vitali: … Continue reading

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Should PA allow Anandarko to Drill for Gas in Loyalsock State Forest?

On May 1, the PA House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing about permitting Oil & Gas activities in Loyalsock State Forest. The hearing took place at Lycoming College, in Williamsport. Anandarko Petroleum Corporation holds significant mineral rights beneath Loyalsock. … Continue reading

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