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We have a unique approach in that we pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local issues as well as regional and national issues that have a local impact. Learn more about us and our work.

Wildflower Walk

Our annual Wildflower Walk will be held in the Indian Creek Gorge on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 9:00 AM, rain or shine. Click here to learn more, and we hope to see you there!

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DEP Issues Permits for Gas-Fired Power Plant Along Yough

On April 1, 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) issued...

Energy Consumption & Conservation: Heating & Cooling

This is third in a series about energy conservation.  For previous installments click...

Do you live in a bomb train evacuation zone?

The dangers of transporting crude oil by rail are now well known following high profile...

Energy Consumption & Conservation: Home Lighting

Note: This is the second in a series of posts about energy use and conservation.  For...

Energy Consumption & Conservation: An Overview

Note:  This is the first in a series of posts about energy use and conservation.  Stay...

Save the Date for our 2nd Grassroots Summit!

Plans are underway for this year’s Spring Grassroots Summit which will be held June...

Rustic Ridge Deep Mine Update

The Department of Environmental Protection California District Mining Office held a...

Public Provides Input on Proposed Tenaska Gas Plant

At the formal public hearing on February 11th, residents provided testimony on a number...

Westmoreland Conservation District Holding Manure Management Workshops

Farmers & equine owners – Do you have your Manure Management Plan in place? If not,...

MWA’s Technical Comments on Proposed Rustic Ridge Mine

This week we’ve been featuring comments from our staff members on the proposed...