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We work for the water and for you. We pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local, regional and national issues that impact our watershed. Learn more.

Rustic Ridge Deep Mine Permitted

DEP has issued the permit for the Rustic Ridge Deep Mine in the Donegal and Saltlick areas. Our concerns with this permit are significant. For more information and to get involved click here.

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MWA Appeals Rustic Ridge Deep Mine Permit

Today, we filed an appeal of the issuance of a permit for LCT Energy LLC’s Rustic Ridge...

Rally to Protect Laurel Highlands Water & Communities

On December 23, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)...

Allegheny Energy Center Suggests New Location for Gas Plant

Allegheny Energy Company’s subsidiary, Invenergy is planning to build a 550 mega-watt...

DEP Issues Permit for Rustic Ridge Deep Mine Days Before Christmas

On December 23, 2016, two days before Christmas, The Pennsylvania Department of...

Support Clean Water with a Year-End Contribution

As 2016 comes to a close we are reflecting on an incredibly successful year for our...

Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline Denied

On Sunday, protestors of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline were given wonderful news....

Ongoing Sedimentation Issues at Deer Lake Pollute Meadow Run

For the past year we have been observing increased levels of sedimentation downstream of...

Dakota Access Pipeline Action & Divestment

Back in September, we discussed the connection between Sunoco’s proposed Mariner East II...

Yough Defense Party Wrap-Up

Awesome news! The 2016 Yough Defense Party was our most successful to date. With some...

Sunoco Requests Extension on Mariner East II to Address Deficiencies

Sunoco, L.P., owner and operator of the proposed Mariner East II natural gas pipeline...