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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...

Comments of Beverly Braverman on the Proposed Rustic Ridge Deep Mine

Comments Regarding the Proposed LCT Rustic Ridge Mine No. 1 Submitted by Beverly...

Deadline Approaching for Tenaska’s Public Comment Period

Now is the time to prepare your comments for Tenaska, the gas fired power plant proposed...

Youghiogheny Riverkeeper Comments on Proposed Rustic Ridge Deep Mine

Today we’ll feature testimony submitted by Krissy Kasserman, our Youghiogheny...

Field Technician Carla Ruddock’s Comments on Proposed Rustic Ridge Deep Mine

This week we’ll be posting testimony from our staff and supporters regarding the...

Nearly 130 Residents Attend Rustic Ridge Deep Mine Hearing

Approximately 130 people attended DEP’s public hearing on LCT Energy’s...