Philly Green Party

Earth Day Protest Against Fracking, 4/22

Posted in News on Apr 11, 2013

Title: Earth Day Protest Against Fracking
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: Dept. of Environmental Protection, 2 Main St., Norristown, PA
Notes: Join the Earth Day protest at your regional DEP office to demand our public officials:
• Appoint an environmental expert without industry ties as DEP Secretary to ensure DEP’s mission is fulfilled;
• Place a moratorium on permits for gas wells, compressor stations, pipelines, water withdrawals, coal mines, and other infrastructure related to fossil fuel extraction;
• Allow no more toxic secrets and full disclosure of water tests and other studies by DEP;
• Provide justice for those harmed by the oil and gas industry; and
• Reopen the DEP Office of Energy and Technology Deployment to develop solar, wind and other renewable energy technologies.   

This protest has been called by the Green Party of Pennsylvania and endorsed by more than 40 organizations, including Brandywine Peace Community, Food and Water Watch, Green Party of Bucks County, Green Party of Montgomery County, Green Party of Philadelphia, Physicians for Social Responsibility and Protecting our Waters.For more info: Green Party of Phila. 215-243-7103 or gpop@gpop.org.

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