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Friday, July 3, 2015

Bipartisan discussion of township supervisors this Tuesday night


When: July 7th, 2015, starting @ 7pm
Where: Manor Community Building: 44 Main Street Manor, PA 15665 (west of Greensburg)
Why: To educate the community in the issues surrounding fracking


Protect PT is excited to be hosting a bipartisan discussion with past and current township supervisors from Washington County (where fracking is well-established) on the impacts of Marcellus Shale Gas Development. 

Brian Coppola (R) - Robinson Township. Brian has taken aerial photographs of the changing landscape in Robinson from gas development and infrastructure.
Dave Ball (R) - Peters Township. Dave is currently working with Peters Township task force to determine if and how Marcellus Shale can be developed in Peters Township
Andy Schrader (D) - Cecil Township. Currently working with Cecil Township in trying to establish conditions for MarkWest Gas Compressor Station.
Join us for a discussion on the Supreme Court ruling of Act 13 which stated fracking is an industrial process and that compatible uses should be kept in compatible zones and a visual presentation to better understand the changes that will be affecting our community for residents around Walton Crossings, across Penn Township, and in neighboring communities.
Article 1, Section 27 of the PA Constitution states:
 § 27.  Natural resources and the public estate.
The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and esthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.
This event is free and open to the public.
An RSVP is not required, but it will help
us get an idea of how many to expect.