Council Updates

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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Request for Proposals: Clean Air Council Multimodal Mapping Website Branding, Design, and Marketing
Columbia Gas East Side Expansion Information and Resources
Most Recent UpdateJoin Easton and Milford Concerned Citizens, Energy Justice Network, and the Clean Air Council for the following protests. You can also download an informational flyer about the issue at the bottom of this page. Saturday January 24th at 12 PM:Where: Easton Compressor Station434 Klein Road, Easton, PA.
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Solarize 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.
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News

Landowners, Organizations Cite Host of Issues with Recent PennEast "Informational" Meetings
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 16, 2015 LANDOWNERS, ORGANIZATIONS CITE A HOST OF ISSUES WITH RECENT PENNEAST “INFORMATIONAL” MEETINGS Frenchtown, NJ – On Monday, April 13th, PennEast hosted two “informational” meetings exclusively for landowners along the proposed pipeline route. Attendees of this first of three scheduled luncheons and dinners anticipated a forum that...
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Impacted communities and public interest groups slam industry association for saying public should not have a place in PA oil and gas oversight
- Clean Air Council - GASP - PennEnvironment - Delaware Riverkeeper Network - Moms Clean Air Force - Sierra Club - Marcellus Outreach Butler - Earthworks - Berks Gas Truth - Center for Coalfield Justice - EDGE - Mars Parent Group - Damascus Citizens for Sustainability - League of Women Voters - Shale Field Residents -Thursday, March 26th, 2015*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***...
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Energy efficiency legislation works
By Joseph Otis Minott, Guest ColumnistLast year was the hottest ever recorded globally, and the U.S. remains the world leader in CO2 emissions per capita. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new regulation limiting the single largest cause of global warming: carbon dioxide pollution from existing power plants. Next year, Pennsylvania will need to...
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Residents Discover Columbia Gas Lied to Federal Regulators about PA DEP Air Permit for Easton Compressor Station
 Monday, February 9th, 2015*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***Contacts:Sheila Gallagher, Easton Concerned Citizens, 610-984-7723Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth, 610-678-7726Lynda Farrell, Pipeline Safety Coalition, 484-340-0648Sam Koplinka-Loehr, Clean Air Council, 215-567-4004 x115Residents Discover Columbia Gas Lied to Federal Regulators about PA DEP Air Permit for Easton...
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A gas severance tax is no substitute for environmental protections
By Joe Minott Gov. Tom Wolf recently proposed a severance tax on the extraction of Pennsylvania’s natural gas, a move that will finally enable Pennsylvania to earn revenue on its own natural resource. The proposal brings the state in line with every other major gas-producing state and rightly calls on the natural gas industry to pay its fair share. But it’s worth...
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