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

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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Pipeline Resistance Escalates in Wake of Rupture
 PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseThursday, June 11, 2015Contact:Deirdre Lally, the Clean Air Council, 570-854-2288 Pipeline Resistance Escalates in Wake of Rupture Benton, PA On Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. the Williams Transco pipeline running along the Lycoming/Columbia County line ruptured, releasing gas into the air,...
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Residents to appeal move toward gas drilling near Mars Area schools
Image from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Opponents of shale gas drilling near the Mars Area School District campus in Middlesex, Butler County, say they will appeal Wednesday’s township decisions to approve new zoning rules that open up more than 90 percent of the township for gas drilling and development, including areas within a half-...
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