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Editor’s Note: This post is Steve Horn’s latest investigative piece on the Obama administration’s behind-the-scenes support of the Oil and Gas industry through the suppression of EPA findings. It originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog. Check out more of Steve’s work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love …

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is a special Earth Day edition of my weekly social issues column, Wanderings. The information is from my latest book, Fracking Pennsylvania, an overall look at the nature and consequences of high-pressure horizontal hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking.  Even if you are not a …

A Thank You from Wendy Lee

March 15, 2013 // 1 Comment

Editor’s note: The amazing Wendy Lee. Wendy has been with Raging Chicken Press right from the start. Any reader of “the Chicken” knows of Wendy’s fearless and unyielding work to stop the fracking industry. I can think of no one who better represents the spirit …

You Can’t Wash Away Fracking’s Effects

February 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

José Lara just wanted a job. A company working in the natural gas fields needed a man to power wash wastewater tanks. Clean off the debris. Make them shining again. And so José Lara became a power washer for the Rain for Rent Co. “The chemicals, …

Op-Ed: A Fine State of Affairs

November 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

On October 25, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 941 (sponsored by Jake Corman), which increased the maximum fines for public drunkenness and underage drinking from $500 to $1000. Demonstrating the hard-nosed commitment to law enforcement he displayed during the twenty-three months he …

Editors Note:  The following letter comes from 25 Pennsylvania grassroots and environmental organizations demanding that the PA Department of Environmental Protection release all water testing results   pertaining to natural gas drilling.  The letter is a result from from the discovery that DEP officials were …

Dear Raging Chicken Press Readers: Over the past couple of weeks, I have been throwing around the notion that I would like to spend a month this summer covering the Keystone XL blockade actions in the Central United States and Alberta, Canada.  Heading into last …

For an example of institutional hypocrisy, I would highly recommend you to send an email to PASSHE Chancellor John Cavanaugh.  Seriously, send an email to [email protected], and ask him why he openly thanked Governor Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania General Assembly for Senate Bill 367 …

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