Council Updates

Spectra Energy Philadelphia Lateral Information
 Spectra Philadelphia Lateral
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I See Smoke Releases Wood Smoke Action Guide
Wood smoke neighbor guide coverod smoke pollution is a problem facing residential communities across the country. But sometimes our concerns about a possible confrontation prevent us from taking that first step to initiate a conversation with a neighbor whose smoke is affecting us.
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Middlesex Township denies legal challenge; allows oil and gas near schools and homes
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 28, 2015                                                                             
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Clean Air Council Testimony to Philadelphia City Council Committee on the Environment
Public hearing regarding the state of Philadelphia’s environment
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Request for Proposals - John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge Bike and Pedestrian Connections Design and Engineering
  Clean Air Council invites responses to this Request for Proposals to perform Design and Engineering on 4 sections of bicycle and pedestrian connections to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. This includes trail connections in both Philadelphia and Delaware Counties.
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News

More than 400 March Against the PennEast Pipeline
 Saturday August 22, 2015*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Contacts:Sam Koplinka-Loehr, Clean Air Council, skl@cleanair.org, 607-592-7650Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth, 610-678-7726Arianne Elinich, Bucks Concerned Citizens Against the Pipeline, 484-357-7474Patty Cronheim, Concerned Citizens Against the Pipeline, 609-558-2564Maya van Rossum, Delaware...
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Environmental groups and Community Leaders Welcome U.S. EPA’s New Methane Pollution Standards and Call for Additional Action
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 18, 2015  CONTACT: Matt Walker, Community Outreach Director, mwalker@cleanair.org, 215-567-4004 ext. 121 Environmental groups and Community Leaders Welcome U.S. EPA’s New Methane Pollution Standards and Call for Additional Action Today, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its much anticipated, first-ever...
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Clean Air Council Calls for Senator Casey’s Support of Clean Power Plan
Council supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new rule to reduce carbon dioxide pollution 30% by 2030. Pennsylvania’s goal of a 32% reduction from a 2012 baseline is well within reach considering the state’s status as an electricity-exporter. Six of Pennsylvania's seven coal-fired power plants are in areas where within a 3-mile-radius at least 30% of...
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Butler County Homeowners and Parents of Mars Students Warn Developer and Gas Leaseholders To Withdraw Lawsuit Over Fracking or Face Sanctions
 ACLU of PennsylvaniaClean Air CouncilDelaware Riverkeeper Network   For Immediate Release July 7, 2015   Contacts: Sara Mullen, Associate Director, ACLU of Pennsylvania: (215) 592-1513 x122 Maya van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper, Delaware Riverkeeper Network: (215) 801-3043 Alex Bomstein, Attorney, Clean Air Council: (215) 567-4004 x118  ...
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Clean Air Council Sues State over Failure to Adopt New Building Codes
Clean Air Council, a Pennsylvania environmental group, has filed a lawsuit against Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry due to the Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council’s (RAC) failure to update building codes.  “Pennsylvania’s building codes have been held hostage by an ineffective law and a politically motivated agency for over six years....
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