Posts Tagged ‘Protecting Our Waters’
City Council Votes Unanimously to Sue the Delaware River Basin Commission

City Council Votes Unanimously to Sue the Delaware River Basin Commission

Back in May, protesters said more drilling in the Marcellus Shale would affect Philly's drinking water. Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution yesterday to join the Attorney General of New York and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network in suing the Delaware River Basin Commission to require impact studies before considering allowing drilling for natural...

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One Week In, Occupy Philly Has First Polite Clash with the City

One Week In, Occupy Philly Has First Polite Clash with the City

Sleepin' in the rain. Today marks one week since Occupy Philly took over City Hall, with its dome tents scattered throughout Dilworth Plaza and its presence restricting normal public access to the iconic building’s courtyard. It also marks a sea change in the movement’s momentum. The Occupiers have settled in and begun projects (like erecting shelters...

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