Action, Events, News
Fracking in your Neighborhood
October 14, 2020
Protect PT wrote the the PA House Democratic Policy Committee with data-driven recommendations for the proposed legislation to close fracking waste loopholes.
June 11 2020
Protect PT and Mountain Watershed Association sent a letter to the PA DEP requesting a suspension of permits due to issues surrounding Covid-19
Protect PT, MWA
April 24, 2019
Letter to Inspector General Beemer regarding our requests to the DEP for information on gas operators in Westmoreland County.
November 9, 2018
The DEP has failed to take our concerns seriously and continued to issue permits to Apex Energy where they continue to rack up violations.
September 28, 2020
Our concerns about the new pressure barrier policies for unconventional wells due to the lack of enforcement it exhibits for important policies.
June 8, 2020
Westmoreland Sanitary Landfill applied for a permit to evaporate Leachate from fracking waste at their site. Protect PT wrote to the PA DEP...
March 12, 2019
Follow-up letter to the DEP regarding operations at Beaver Run dangerously close to the reservoir, with sign-ons from MWA and WMCG.
Protect PT, MWA, WMCG
August 12, 2020
Protect PT wrote to the District Attorney to follow up on our concerns about operators in Westmoreland. The DA responded in September by forwarding the information to the AG.
August 8. 2019
Huntley and Huntley (now Olympus Energy) need to be held accountable. An operator was cited for 254 violations on 5 sites.
January 17, 2019
Letter to the Attorney General to address DEP's and Apex Energy's violations at the Beaver Run site and hold them accountable.
June 1, 2018
Apex Energy was allowed to continue operations for years on the Fatur Well Site despite 52 violations and overall lack of compliance.
December 8, 2017
Letter to the Penn Township Board of Commissioners regarding proposed injection well ordinances and their community impact on residents.