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Mounting evidence proves that natural-gas and oil extraction threatens wildlife and ecosystems — much as it harms human health.
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Allegheny CleanWays removes 11,300 pounds of trash from Allegheny River

Volunteers collected 11,300 pounds of trash from the Allegheny River and its shorelines during 16 cleanups held in June from Millvale to Freeport, according to the nonprofit Allegheny CleanWays.

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Pat Bywater: Nature rising across region

Far-reaching implications are on the line as the movement to redefine America's cultural and legal notion of nature takes root in our region.

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Fracking chemicals dumped in the Allegheny River a decade ago are still showing up in mussels: Study

Chemicals from fracking wastewater dumped into Pennsylvania's Allegheny River before 2011 are still accumulating in the bodies of freshwater mussels downstream, according to a new study.

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Originals

Watch: Seneca Nation celebrates after fracking water treatment permits are revoked

The Seneca Nation of Indians have declared victory after a proposed project to treat fracking wastewater at the headwaters of the Allegheny River was nixed by the local water authority. EHN previously reported on the widespread opposition to the project.

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Coudersport Area Municipal Authority drops support for Epiphany fracking waste plant

Opponents of a fracking wastewater treatment plant, which is now without a home and a client, cheered Monday night as the project appeared dead.

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Climate

Drilling company withdraws from frack waste facility along Allegheny River

The financial backer and main customer of a proposed plant to treat fracking wastewater at the headwaters of the Allegheny River is backing out of the project. It cited a number of factors for the …
Originals

Seneca Nation takes on Pittsburgh startup to defend the Allegheny River

Last month more than 100 Seneca Nation tribal members showed up at the monthly meeting of the local municipal authority in the small town of Coudersport, Pennsylvania, carrying protest signs and ceremonial drums.

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Coudersport Borough Council opposes treatment plant

Add another opponent to the list of those who don't want a hydraulic fracturing wastewater treatment facility on the headwaters of the Allegheny River: the Coudersport (Pa.) Borough Council.

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