Photo courtesy of Michelle Johnson A Pennsylvania woman fights against the natural gas pipelines that threaten the region’s water supply by Justin Klugh Malinda Harnish Clatterbuck goes for a run almost every morning. Early in the day, the sun crawls across the Tucquan Glen, a nature preserve in southern Lancaster County, bringing to life itsMore
Looking to brush up on eco-friendly practices in the new year? Then join Congregation Beth Or this Sunday, January 22 at their Eco-Expo. A day-long celebration of sustainability, this free, non-religious event features more than 30 environmentally-friendly exhibitors in renewable energy, composting, agriculture, transportation and more. A LEED-certified architect, will be offering green construction andMore
Fracking—the controversial natural gas drilling technique is constantly in Philadelphia news. But what do you really know about the issue? In an effort to bring some clarity to what fracking is and how it’s affecting Pennsylvania, Temple Gallery, in conjunction with the Center for Natural Resources Development and Protection is holding a day-long conference today,More
Stepping on the Gas: West Philly dynamo/water activist Iris Marie Bloom leads the local charge against environmentally irresponsible drilling.
Iris Marie Bloom is busy. Seriously busy. The night before we meet near her West Philadelphia home, she was in Warminster, screening a documentary and organizing residents. Three days before, she was at a rally in Harrisburg. As we talk, she occasionally checks the time; she has another interview that morning, and after that, herMore
Ready to be outraged? The devastation chronicled in Josh Fox’s documentary Gasland hits very close to home. Offered almost $100,000 dollars for drilling rights to his family’s land in northeast Pennsylvania, Fox sets off on a mission to discover how the extraction of natural gas affects local water supplies and residents’ health. The news isn’tMore