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 call District Attorney David Smith and urge him to drop the criminal charges. Also, please share this page and donate if you can using the button below.   ACTION: Please call the Huntingdon County District Attorney’s office and urge D.A. David Smith to drop criminal and contempt charges against Elise and Ellen Gerhart,… 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 →

Donate to Support the Fight Against Constitution Pipeline

Energy Justice Network is fiscally sponsoring a fund for supplies, legal expenses, and costs associated with challenging and monitoring Constitution Pipeline construction for environmental and safety violations. Urgently, in order to defend the Holleran/Zeffer family successfully in federal court from Williams’ and Cabot’s motions (see below), there are legal and logistical costs associated with a short timeframe for filing responses, admitting… Read more →

PA FAMILY OPPOSES GAS PIPELINE TREE CUTTING THROUGH MAPLE SYRUP OPERATION

NEW MILFORD, PA – Constitution Pipeline Company received federal permission to cut trees Friday afternoon on properties in Susquehanna County, including those obtained by eminent domain condemnation and through a commercial maple syrup operation. A partial Notice to Proceed with non-mechanized tree cutting was issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday afternoon for the Pennsylvania portion of the… Read more →

Un-Fracking Councilman Curtis Jones’ Twilight Zone Tour

Today, a tour sponsored by Marcellus Shale Coalition members and Philly Councilman Curtis Jones embarked on a journey to Susquehanna County to see shale country, as reported in Philadelphia Magazine. According to the twilight zone tour invitation, the stops included two crime scenes, err…gas sites where Cabot Oil & Gas and Williams Pipeline Partners really screwed up in recent years. However,… Read more →

Candidate Katie McGinty: The “Environmentalist” For Fracking Fact Sheet

Former PA Department of Environmental Protection Secretary, gas industry consultant, and governor’s chief of staff Kathleen McGinty is planning a run for US Senate against sitting Senator Pat Toomey and primary challenger Joe Sestak. She says she’s an “environmentalist”, but voters ought to know her relationship and ties with the shale gas industry before the primary polls open in April 2016.… Read more →

Donate to Help Milford & Easton Residents Appeal Two Compressor Station Permits!

  Please use the “Donate” button above to contribute to our legal fund!    To Our Friends And Family, We are writing to you as both residents and the appellants challenging the PA Department of Environmental Protection air quality plan approvals of the Milford and Easton Compressor Stations. In order to proceed with technical settlement negotiations and a full legal… Read more →