Pollution from shale gas development is a direct threat to our air, water, climate, and health. Our communities deserve long-term, clean, resilient solutions.

Energy Justice: Shale Initiative brings young organizers to the shalefields of Pennsylvania seeking a just transition to a waste free, emission free energy future.

Getting Trade Readjustment Allowance for Shalefield Workers

In 1974, The Trade Adjustment Act was passed, establishing a benefit for workers separated from their jobs due to foreign trade, Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA). Here is a brochure from the Department of Labor with an overview of the program (Link). The TRA benefit has been modified over the years, but currently includes extended unemployment benefits (normal unemployment compensation only extends… Read more →

Donate To The Gerhart Fight Against Sunoco’s Mariner 2 Pipeline!

The Gerhart family needs your support! Please donate using the button below and share this page.   ABOUT: Sunoco Logistics wants to finish cutting down three acres of trees on the Gerhart family’s Huntingdon County property to make way for its Mariner East 2 pipeline project, with construction slated for this summer. However, the landowners have put up a hell of a… Read more →

Dimock Families Go to Federal Jury Trial Over Water Contamination

PRESS KIT WITH PHOTOS, TIMELINE OF CASE   Please contribute to support the trial costs! Check or money order – Make out to “Action Center Inc”(our 501(c)(3) umbrella) with “Dimock” in the memo line and mail to: Energy Justice Network 1434 Elbridge St Philadelphia PA 19149 Givlet One-time or recurring donation. (Scranton, Pa.) – Dimock PA families with water contamination from drilling… Read more →