Have you Signed the Petition?
To Rep. Ellis, Butler County Commissioners, and Connoquenessing Supervisors: Don’t steal $1.1 million from 30 families with contaminated water
We the undersigned demand that the $1.1 million in Act 13 impact fees received by Butler County and Connoquenessing Township be used to provide water to the impacted families of the Woodlands whose water has been contaminated since hydraulic fracturing started in their rural community.
The Woodlands: a Video by Rich Waters
Residents in Connoquenessing, Butler County, Pennsylvania share their fracking experience. Film shared courtesy of Nature Abounds' friend Rich Waters, a local photographer and videographer who is documenting how fracking is changing the lives of his neighbors in Southwest Pennsylvania.
2013 Earth Day Action
Welcome to Marcellus Outreach Butler
Marcellus Outreach Butler is organizing transportation down to Pittsburgh.
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Fossil-free Energy Fair - July 27, 2013
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How Many Reasons do you Need to Ban Fracking?
Wondering what all the fuss over fracking is about?
Wanting to talk to local, state, federal officials about the dangers of fracking?
This comprehensive report covers at least 19 different categories of issues associated with unconventional drilling and hydraulic fracturing and is by no means exhaustive. It will continue to grow, adding new material, because this problem continues to grow, affecting more and more people nationally and globally every day, from mysterious illnesses to land devaluation to water contamination. Wondering what the fuss is about and wanting to speak out? This report is a good place to start.
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THANK YOU to everyone who supported our Water for Woodlands benefit!
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_Founded in 2010, our Mission is to provide a strong, credible voice to protect the health and safety of our communities from the effects of the natural gas drilling and preserve the resources of clean water and air for our communities through the following activities:
- Creating and distributing publicity and educational materials
- Organizing Gasland and other film screenings
- Using Social Media, such as Facebook and YouTube to progress our efforts
- Be a communications team for Butler County
- Writing editorials and news releases
- Supporting and promoting protests and actions as needed
- Share personal stories and experiences of the health and safety risks
- Fund raising for our activities
- Advocate for a ban on unconventional shale drilling until proven safe to human health.
Article 1, Section 27 of the Pennsylvania Constitution.
“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.”