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.

Bad Call: PA Governor Wolf Pursues Drilling on 700,000 Acres of State Land

“Keeping 700,000 acres of our public lands on the table for the drillers is like letting quarterback Tom Brady keep his deflated footballs for the Super Bowl. This is the Big Game and Tom Wolf is blowing it. I have a front row seat.” – Ray Kemble, Dimock PA. “The compendium of scientific studies that convinced New York Governor Andrew… Read more →

Call to Action: Disrupt Tom Wolf’s Inauguration

On January 20th, Pennsylvania will swear in a new Governor Tom. As a candidate, Tom Wolf pledged his full support for fracking and its related infrastructure. As Governor-elect, Tom Wolf selected a transition team that includes the Marcellus Shale Coalition and its gas industry members. We know fracking is harmful to humans and the environment. That is why we have… Read more →

Join Us! 2015 Fellowship & Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities Energy Justice: Shale Initiative organizes with community leaders to stop specific gas projects, generate media content, research environmental and socioeconomic impacts, engage with students and other outside constituencies, conduct water and air quality monitoring, and support the direct needs of communities on the frontlines of shale gas extraction. We have volunteer opportunities at our house in Susquehanna County,… Read more →

We offer tours of drilling, fracking, compressor stations, power plant construction, waste facilities, and other nearby gas infrastructure.

Energy Justice: Shale Initiative & Sierra Club Outing in NEPA

    On a chilly autumn weekend, members of several environmental groups came to the shalefields of Montrose, Pennsylvania to learn more about the process of drilling and “fracking” for shale gas and to explore the region to discover what sacrifices are being made to make way for this extreme energy extraction. They joined Energy Justice: Shale Initiative (EJSI) and… Read more →