Community meeting against “energy hub” derailed by state rep’s office

Divided We Fall by Heather Shayne Blakeslee An organizing meeting with Action United in Southwest Philadelphia started out peaceably, but suffered from continual disruption from the chief of staff for State Representative Jordan Harris’ office. On the evening of Nov. 17 at Grace Christian Fellowship Church, about 50 people—largely composed of community members and community

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Environmental advocate makes sure that nobody crosses the Delaware

Photo courtesy of Delaware Riverkeeper NetworkMaya van Rossum has been passionate about the environment since she grew up playing in and around Ithan Creek in Villanova. But it wasn’t until she was studying law in college and asked a professor if there was any career path that could combine her two passions—law and the environment—that

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