Pittsburgh

Jul 9, 2017

Business Insider: How Pittsburgh embraced a radical environmental movement popping up in conservative towns across America

Business Insider: How Pittsburgh embraced a radical environmental movement popping up in conservative towns across America

Recognizing the rights of nature is a strategy leveraged by communities in partnership with CELDF across the U.S. to protect themselves from fracking harms. The strategy crosses traditional conservative/liberal demarcations.

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Oct 19, 2016

Doug Shields from We the People 2.0 – The Second American Revolution

Doug Shields from We the People 2.0 – The Second American Revolution

Former Pittsburgh City Council President Doug Shields, featured in We the People 2.0, refuses to fold to the oil and gas industry, standing his ground to protect the City he loves.

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Jan 10, 2011

‘Fracking’ issue tests citizens’ authority

‘Fracking’ issue tests citizens’ authority

Plain Township, Canton and other public officials currently face a direct human and environmental assault on their communities over “fracking” — vertical and horizontal gas drilling.

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Jan 4, 2011

Democracy Matters

Democracy Matters

Pittsburgh City Councilman Doug Shields headlines our “Best of 2010” interviews on Democracy Matters

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Dec 29, 2010

Peters Twp, Washington County PA

Peters Twp, Washington County PA

Marcellus Shale Awareness Group to meet Jan. 5

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Nov 18, 2010

Holy Frack! Pittsburgh Bans Gas Drilling Through Rights-based Ordinance

Holy Frack! Pittsburgh Bans Gas Drilling Through Rights-based Ordinance

Pittsburgh is the first major U.S. city to adopt a rights-based ordinance that includes the legal rights for nature.

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Oct 10, 2010

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

A Corporate State

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Oct 3, 2010

Marcellus Shale

Marcellus Shale

whose scare tactics?

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