Organizations:

ACCAN – Allegheny County Clean Air Now

ACCAN is the successor organization to the Neville Island Good Neighbor Committee that was formed 
by the communities surrounding the coke plant and Clean Water Action in the late 1980's. The ACCAN mission is to support communities in their fight for better air quality and improved health outcomes. www.accan.org

 

Breathe Project

Breathe Project is a clearinghouse for information on air quality in Pittsburgh, southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond. We use the best available science and technology to better understand the quality of the air we breathe and provide opportunities for citizens to engage and take action. www.breatheproject.org

The Center for Coalfield Justice

The Center’s mission is to improve policy and regulations for the oversight of fossil fuel extraction and use; to educate, empower and organize coalfield residents; and to protect public and environmental health. info@coalfieldjustice.org

The Clean Air Council

The Council is Philadelphia's oldest environmental non-profit. www.cleanair.org

Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & Southwestern PA

Climate Reality: Pittsburgh & Southwestern PA represents more than 400 trained Climate Reality Leaders and community members who understand the link between local source pollution and the global climate crisis. www.climaterealitypghswpa.org/

Communities First - Sewickley Valley

Communities First – Sewickley Valley is a group committed to protecting health, safety, and the environment in the Sewickley Valley, and our focus is on the impact the spreading petrochemical/plastics industry will have on our communities. www.communities1sewickley@gmail.com

The Ecojustice Working Group, TMC

The EcoJustice Working Group is one of the four core groups generated by the Tomas Merton Center and believes the health of the Earth Community is the primary responsibility of every person, every community and every nation. www.environment@thomasmertoncenter.org

The Environmental Integrity Project

The Environmental Integrity Project is a nonpartisan, nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for effective enforcement of environmental laws. www.environmentalintegrity.org

FracTracker Alliance

FracTracker is a leading resource on oil and gas issues and a trusted asset to the concerned public. www.fractracker.org

GASP – Group Against Smog and Pollution

Works to improve air quality to ensure human, environmental, and economic health in Southwestern Pennsylvania. www.gasp-pgh.org

Halt the Harm

Webinar Series on Unconventional Fracking & Oil & Gas Buildout: www.halttheharm.net/services/webinar-series/ 

Marcellus Outreach Butler (MOB)

Marcellus Outreach Butler (MOB) is a grassroots environmental organization that was formed in 2010 by a group of concerned Butler County residents to educate and inform the public about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. www.marcellusoutreachbutler.org

Moms Clean Air Force

Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads united against air pollution – including the urgent crisis of our changing climate – to protect our children’s health. We arm members with reliable information and solutions through online resources, articles, action tools and on-the-ground events. Moms Clean Air Force is a special project of Environmental Defense Fund. www.momscleanairforce.org

#NoPetroPA

If you’re eager to learn more about stopping the rollout of the fracking-based petrochemical industry in Southwestern PA, starting with the Shell Ethane Cracker Petrochemical Facility in Beaver County, you’ve come to the right place! www.nopetropa.wordpress.com 

 

PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

The Center investigates problems, crafts solutions, educates the public and decision-makers, and helps the public make their voices heard in debates over the quality of our environment and our lives. www.pennenvironment.org

PennFuture – Send a Letter for Clean Air!

PennFuture is leading the transition to a clean energy economy in Pennsylvania and beyond. We are protecting our air, water and land, and empowering citizens to build sustainable communities for future generations. www.pennfuture.org

ProPublica – FRACKING

The Mission: To expose abuses of power and betrayals of the public trust by government, business, and other institutions, using the moral force of investigative journalism to spur reform through the sustained spotlighting of wrongdoing. www.propublica.org/series/fracking

Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project

The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is a nonprofit public health organization that assists and supports residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond who believe their health has been, or could be, impacted by unconventional oil and gas development (UOGD, or “fracking”). www.environmentalhealthproject.org/about

More Info

DEP PUBLIC HEARINGS: The Department of Environmental Protection held Public Hearings on the Proposed Shell Ethane Pipeline In Allegheny, Beaver, Washington Counties in April, 2018. To see the testimonies and written comments  CLICK HERE.

Falcon: For information on the Shell Falcon Pipeline, click on FALCON PIPELINE in the upper right of our home page.