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100 5th Avenue
Suite 1108
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412.765.3053
412.765.1737
1315 Walnut Street
Suite 1650
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215.545.0250
215.545.2315
PO Box 61346
Harrisburg, PA 17106

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Tell Governor Wolf We Need Strong Protections from Existing Oil and Gas Emissions

It’s contradictory that at the same we’re finalizing strong rules for new operations; we introduce weak ones for existing operations. Sign our petition to Governor Wolf and demand equally strong protection to control methane emissions from existing oil and gas operations.

The Shenango Coke Works site

Community Input on Plans for Shenango Site

Clean Water Action is partnering with the community group Allegheny County Clean Air Now (ACCAN) to urge the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to hold a public hearing on DTE’s remediation and reuse plans, so that the community has an opportunity to provide input on those plans. Support this effort by signing our petition today!

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Address Lead in Philadelphia by Becoming a Green Ambassador

Residents interested in becoming Green Ambassadors can reach out for in-home “walk-throughs” where Clean Water Fund will assist them in identifying possible lead sources in their own homes so they may learn to do the same for their neighbors.

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Request a Free Lead Seminar in Your Neighborhood

Is your family at risk from lead? Fill out the form below to arrange a free presentation for you, your family and your neighbors.

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Endorsements for the 2018 Pennsylvania Primary

May 3, 2018

We're proud to announce our endorsements in the 2018 Pennsylvania Primary on Tuesday, May 15.

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Rick Saccone’s Record Doesn’t Belong in Congress

March 5, 2018

When you combine his abysmal track record on environmental issues with his public boasts about being “Trump before Trump was Trump” it’s clear that Rick Saccone will further the dangerous actions of the Trump Administration.

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Strong methane protections for new oil and gas operations, but weak ones for existing operations?

February 1, 2018

Pennsylvania is on the cusp of celebrating a significant victory for air quality and health by finalizing strong controls for methane emissions from new oil and gas operations through updated permits. At the same time however, Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are introducing weak concepts, draft ideas that could end up as policy proposals, to control emissions from the nearly 10,000 fracked wells and numerous oil and gas operations already in existence.