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Council Updates

Request for Proposals: Clean Air Council Multimodal Mapping Website Branding, Design, and Marketing
Columbia Gas East Side Expansion Information and Resources
Communities are already organizing in response to the proposed Columbia Gas East Side Expansion project, which would include two new compressor stations in Pennsylvania as well as 20 miles of new pipeline between PA and NJ. 
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Solar Philly! Initiative
Clean Air Council and the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia is teaming up to encourage the rapid deployment of solar energy through a local solarize campaign in northwest Philadelphia. From November through February, homeowners in Mt.
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Clean Air Council Statement on Philadelphia Gas Energy Hub in Response to Dec. 5th 2014 Industry Conference,
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 4, 2014                                                                           
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Rally to Show Dirty Energy Corporations “Philadelphia Is Not For Sale!”
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR                                                    Friday, December 5, 2014
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News

U.S. taxpayers help fund oil-train boom
BY JARRETT RENSHAWNEW YORK (Reuters) - In September, Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES), an oil refining complex controlled by hedge fund Carlyle Group, announced plans to sell shares in its crude-by-rail terminal, a move that may fetch hundreds of millions of dollars and reduce its corporate tax burden.  Carlyle declined comment, but the company has...
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Council Welcomes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) New Ozone (smog) Pollution Proposal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2014                                                        ...
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Civil Rights and Conservation Groups on US Supreme Court Decision to Hear Industry Challenge to the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
Statement from Joseph Minott, Executive Director of the Clean Air Council:"EPA's Mercury and Air Toxic's Rule is an important and long-overdue step forward in protecting public health. Power plants are responsible for 50% of total U.S. emissions of mercury, a neurotoxin that pollutes our air and waterways and puts our children at risk. EPA's MATS rule would significantly...
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Rex Energy puts Marcellus shale drilling site work in Middlesex on hold during appeals
By Bill Vidonic Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Rex Energy has suspended development of a controversial Marcellus shale drilling site in Middlesex, Butler County, until appeals are settled, according to a letter sent to several people who live in the area.  “At this time, the duration of the delay in operations is not known,” said the letter...
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Oil, Gas Sites Spewing Airborne Chemicals Far Above Federal Standards
Formaldehyde and benzene are among the compounds being released into the air around the country’s oil and gas sites at up to hundreds of times the limits deemed safe by the federal government. More alarmingly, these sites are also releasing entirely unknown compounds.By Carey L. BironSeveral industry groups either failed to respond or declined to comment for this story....
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