Our Partners

There are several non-profit organizations that help us bring resources to our community such as free environmental monitoring, and education, financial and legal resources.  We would like to recognize those partners and encourage community members to support those who support us.

ALLARM

The Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring (ALLARM) is engaging communities to use science as a tool to investigate the health of their streams and to use the data they generate for aquatic protection and restoration efforts. ALLARM has provided capacity building assistance to Pennsylvania communities to monitor, protect and restore local waterways since 1986.  Please visit their Volunteer Monitoring Page for more information on how to get involved or their Shale Gas Manual to learn more about what they do.

Breathe Collaborative

Breathe Project is a clearinghouse for information on air quality in Pittsburgh, southwestern Pennsylvania and beyond. We use the best available science and technology to better understand the quality of the air we breathe and provide opportunities for citizens to engage and take action.

Clean Air Council

The Council is Philadelphia's oldest environmental non-profit. Founded before the EPA, before Earth Day, and before the modern Clean Air Act, we have been fighting for everyone's right to breathe clean air since 1967. We work on the issues most relevant to the region, so our programs are always changing. Learn more about our core focuses in the section below, and consider joining the other 9,000 members in the region by donating today.

Earthworks

Earthworks is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the adverse impacts of mineral and energy development while promoting sustainable solutions.

Earthworks stands for clean air, water and land, healthy communities, and corporate accountability. We work for solutions that protect both the Earth’s resources and our communities.

Environmental Integrity Project

Lisa Graves-Marcucci and EIP "investigate environmental problems and fight for average people facing David-vs-Goliath odds against well-connected energy companies and other polluters." Lisa does community presentations about Right To Know, Sunshine and Freedom of Information laws and educates about how to obtain information from government and industry.

Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services

Fair Shake team have been working with Protect PT to try and establish and maintain lines of communication with Penn Township government while making numerous appearances and arguments before Penn Township's Zoning Hearing Board. Ryan has been working hard to defend citizens' rights and Penn Township and surrounding communities from the detrimental impact of unconventional natural gas development.

Halt the Harm Network

Halt the Harm helps get the word out about advocacy campaigns to halt the harms of fracking. Access the integrated Alliance Map of the movement developed by FracTracker to find and learn more about organizations that are actively working on oil and gas drilling issues in your area or around the country.

Marcellus Outreach Butler

Marcellus Outreach Butler (MOB) is a grassroots environmental organization that was formed in 2010 by a group of concerned Butler County residents to educate and inform the public about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. MOB has conducted ongoing public outreach for over 5 years, hosting expert speakers, film screenings, public meetings and forums, and organizing rallies, protests, and marches. MOB fully supports and actively advocates for a national ban on fracking, as we believe that it can never be done safely. MOB is also dedicated to educating Butler County about climate change and its effects, as well as fracking’s significant role in causing climate change.

Mom's Clean Air Force

Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads united against air pollution - including the urgent crisis of our changing climate -- to protect our children's health. We arm members with reliable information and solutions through online resources, articles, action tools, and on-the-ground events. We have over 1,000,000 members nationwide and nearly 52,000 members in Pennsylvania. We partner with a variety of health, parent, media, and environmental groups to share information and strengthen our organizations.

Mountain Watershed Association

Mountain Watershed Association, home of the Youghiogheny Riverkeeper, is dedicated to protecting, preserving and restoring the Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny watersheds.  They provide resources to citizens working to protect their communities and the environment. Through their Marcellus Citizens Stewardship Project and the Direct Support Fund, they have provided guidance and funding to Protect PT in support of our efforts. Please consider supporting their work by joining as a member or making a contribution today.

Protect Our Children Coalition

Protect Our Children (POC) is a coalition of parents, concerned citizens, and advocacy organizations, dedicated to protecting school children from the health risks of shale gas drilling and infrastructure.  POC allows us to network with other groups and stay informed about what is happening in our region with natural gas development.

Southwest Pa Environmental Health Project

EHP's mission is to respond to individuals’ and communities’ need for access to accurate, timely and trusted public health information and health services associated with natural gas extraction.

 

SWPA EHP serves as a resource center for information on the potential routes of exposure from hazardous substances, as well as strategies for limiting the risk of health effects. Staff is available by appointment in the office and by phone to address concerns residents have about environmental condition, provide guidance and steer people toward other resources when possible.

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