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The state Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday announced just under $1 million in partial matching grants were awarded to 155 Pennsylvania companies and health care providers for the 2017 grant year. The Small Business Advantage Grants that help small businesses reduce waste and ...
Unlike the Oregon judge, though, the Pennsylvania court is tipping the scales in favor of the developer of the fracking wastewater well by sanctioning Grant Township's attorneys for using the community rights argument. “A judge in Oregon ruled that a right to a livable climate is a fundamental constitutional ...

This sanction comes at the request of Pennsylvania General Energy Company (PGE) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association, but is part of a ... Starting in 2012, PGE proposed an injection well which, according to Grant Township's Board of Supervisors, “would receive 30,000 barrels [1.26 ...
U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter of the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled the attorneys, Thomas Linzey and Elizabeth Dunne, should ... The case is centered on a 2014 ban and a subsequent municipal charter adopted by Grant Township that banned fracking wastewater injection projects.
The two sanctioned attorneys, Thomas Linzey and Elizabeth Dunne, work on behalf of the Pennsylvania-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. The CELDF has worked both with Grant Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania and Athens city and county, Ohio, to pass laws that assert the ...
The latest case stems from CELDF's work in Grant Township, a rural community with a population of 741 located about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Six years ago, agents from Pennsylvania General Energy, an oil-and-gas exploration company, met privately with local officials to discuss the development ...

A federal judge on Friday sanctioned attorneys representing a small Indiana County community $52,000 for their “continued pursuit of frivolous claims and defenses” in their effort to block an oil and gas wastewater disposal well from operating in Grant Township. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise ...
GRANT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The natural gas wells in the cornfields and woods here are a fact of the landscape, more numerous than houses. Obvious markers of the business, like tanks and pump jacks, are usually painted green to make them less obtrusive. The Marjorie C. Yanity well is different ...
In 2012, Grant Township became a target for fracking waste. Oil and gas producer Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) applied for a permit to pump toxic chemicals used in drilling operations into an injection well beneath the community. Residents were alarmed. Injections can induce earthquakes, and ...
Developing an injection well somewhere in Pennsylvania could save the company around $2 million a year, and Grant Township, a swath of woods and ... "They started drilling without having any idea what they are going to do with the waste," says Penn State ecologist William Hamilton, who writes a blog ...
Signs in Grant Township, Pennsylvania, oppose a fracking wastewater injection well and advocate for “home rule,” which gives the township broad power ..... So in 1681, Penn authored a decree that allowed any municipality to establish “home rule” ― to in essence govern itself ― if a majority of residents ...
The provision to legalize non-violent direct action protests — such acts can include sit-ins, strikes, workplace occupations or blockades — would target drilling activity and allow protesters almost unprecedented immunity from arrest or detainment. A similar bill adopted in 2016 in Grant Township, Penn.
Unlike the Oregon judge, though, the Pennsylvania court is tipping the scales in favor of the developer of the fracking wastewater well by sanctioning Grant Township's attorneys for using the community rights argument. “A judge in Oregon ruled that a right to a livable climate is a fundamental constitutional ...
Unlike the Oregon judge, though, the Pennsylvania court is tipping the scales in favor of the developer of the fracking wastewater well by sanctioning Grant Township's attorneys for using the community rights argument. “A judge in Oregon ruled that a right to a livable climate is a fundamental constitutional ...
Franny is survived by her loving husband, William, of Purchase Line, PA; her son, Mike McCoy and wife Tracy, of East Run, PA; her grandson, Kenny McCoy ... Franny's family would like to extend their grateful appreciation to Dr. Ramineni and staff at the Cancer Center in Indiana and the Penn Hospice staff, ...
The Pennsylvania General Energy Company (PGE) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association sought the sanctions after a six-year battle with Grant Township, a rural Pennsylvania township. CELDF has defended the township's efforts to pass ordinances preventing an industrial site build.
This sanction comes at the request of Pennsylvania General Energy Company (PGE) and the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association, but is ... The board of supervisors for this small community near Pittsburgh warns that the injection well “threatens to subject every resident of Grant Township to a ...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter of the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled the attorneys, Thomas Linzey and Elizabeth Dunne, should ... The case is centered on a 2014 ban and a subsequent municipal charter adopted by Grant Township that banned fracking wastewater injection projects.
The two sanctioned attorneys, Thomas Linzey and Elizabeth Dunne, work on behalf of the Pennsylvania-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. The CELDF has worked both with Grant Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania and Athens city and county, Ohio, to pass laws that assert the ...
The latest case stems from CELDF's work in Grant Township, a rural community with a population of 741 located about 80 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Six years ago, agents from Pennsylvania General Energy, an oil-and-gas exploration company, met privately with local officials to discuss the development ...
A federal judge on Friday sanctioned attorneys representing a small Indiana County community $52,000 for their “continued pursuit of frivolous claims and defenses” in their effort to block an oil and gas wastewater disposal well from operating in Grant Township. U.S. Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise ...
GRANT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The natural gas wells in the cornfields and woods here are a fact of the landscape, more numerous than houses. Obvious markers of the business, like tanks and pump jacks, are usually painted green to make them less obtrusive. The Marjorie C. Yanity well is different ...
In 2012, Grant Township became a target for fracking waste. Oil and gas producer Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) applied for a permit to pump toxic chemicals used in drilling operations into an injection well beneath the community. Residents were alarmed. Injections can induce earthquakes, and ...
Developing an injection well somewhere in Pennsylvania could save the company around $2 million a year, and Grant Township, a swath of woods and ... "They started drilling without having any idea what they are going to do with the waste," says Penn State ecologist William Hamilton, who writes a blog ...
Signs in Grant Township, Pennsylvania, oppose a fracking wastewater injection well and advocate for “home rule,” which gives the township broad power ..... So in 1681, Penn authored a decree that allowed any municipality to establish “home rule” ― to in essence govern itself ― if a majority of residents ...
Pennsylvania General Energy Company, LLC (PGE) is a private oil and gas exploration and development company that owns and operates natural gas wells in Grant Township, PA. In 1997, a predecessor entity of PGE established a deep gas well in Grant Township on a property known as Yanity Farm.
Right this minute, Grant Township, Pennsylvania, population 741, is being sued for its ban on the underground injection of frack water. This ban is an effort by township supervisors to protect their drinking water. The court sees this ban as Grant Township disavowing Pennsylvania constitutional rights afforded corporations.
... of Dixonville, and Tom Pugh and wife Tina, of Penn Run; and her three grandchildren, ... Interment will follow at the Montgomery Cemetery, Grant Township. ... Wesleyan Church, 233 Purchase Line Road, Clymer, PA 15728.
... manager and a progressive local rights activist from Grant Township. ... that helped Donald Trump win Pennsylvania and the presidency.
... and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, whose ... in Elk County and Grant Township in Indiana County, the same day the ...
... oligarchs, the residents of Grant Township in western Pennsylvania ... says Judy Wanchism, age 74 and a resident of the Grant Township.
In 2012, Grant Township became a target for fracking waste. Oil and gas producer Pennsylvania General Energy (PGE) applied for a permit to ...
That spring, Pennsylvania General Energy applied for state and federal ... Grant Township fired back Friday, saying that PGE is going after its ...
Fracking was booming in Pennsylvania, and PGE had been trucking tens of ... going to do with the waste," says Penn State ecologist William Hamilton, ... A few hours from Grant Township, in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, is a ...
Signs in Grant Township, Pennsylvania, oppose a fracking wastewater ..... So in 1681, Penn authored a decree that allowed any municipality to ...
Last month the DEP approved permits for two new injection wells in Highland Township, Elk County, and Grant Township, Indiana County.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has ... Highland, with about 500 residents, and Grant Township, population 700, ...
Now, a small town in rural western Pennsylvania is asserting the legal right ... In 2012, Grant Township became a destination for fracking waste.
A similar bill passed last year in Grant Township, Penn., offering Lafayette leaders the sole successful legal model.
A similar bill passed last year in Grant Township, Penn., offering Lafayette leaders the sole successful legal model.
A similar bill passed last year in Grant Township, Penn., the country's first and only case, offering Lafayette leaders the sole successful legal model.
8, 1941, in Grant Township, Indiana County. Joann was a daughter ... Joann was a 1959 graduate of the Marion Center High School and was a 1963 graduate of Penn State University. She retired from the ... She also was a member of the Pennsylvania Farm ...
(Forty-three states in the U.S. allow for home rule, and Pennsylvania boasts dozens of home rule municipalities, including Grant Township, which approved a home rule charter in 2015 and used it to ban fracking injection wells.) This might have been a ...
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Mason City. Inurnment followed in Grant Township Cemetery, rural Woden. Memorials may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church, Woden, ...
Citizens of Grant Township, Indiana County, have been faced with the possibility of having injection disposal wells for toxic gas waste imposed on them.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City. Inurnment will follow in Grant Township Cemetery, rural Woden, IA. Memorials may be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church, Woden, IA, ...
If the Council eventually votes in favor of legalizing "peaceful direct action," Lafayette would be following in the footsteps of Grant Township in Pennsylvania, which passed a similar ordinance in May 2016. For Grant Township, it was wastewater ...
The virtually unprecedented ordinance - a similar bill passed last year in Grant Township, Penn., the country's first and only case, offering Lafayette leaders the sole successful legal model - would essentially legalize acts of civil disobedience ...
A similar bill passed last year in Grant Township, Penn., the country's first and only case, offers Lafayette leaders the sole successful legal precedent.
Some municipalities, such as Grant Township in Pennsylvania, already have existing community bills of rights. In Grant, as is often the case, this legislation arose out of environmental battles.


 

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