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Saturday, February 20 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Fracking and the 2016 Elections

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In the past year, New York and Maryland have said no to fracking. More than 555 studies now cumulatively make the case for a ban. Climate scientists have told us to leave 80% of fossil fuels in the ground. In spite of all of that, the Wolf administration has gone all in on fracking. Members of Pennsylvanians Against Fracking's steering committee will discuss the ways it pressured Wolf since he was elected and how, in our first year, we have built a coalition of over 100 organizations, businesses, and institutions. We will discuss how to confront politicians, especially Democrats, in this election year.

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Karen Feridun

Steering Committee Member, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking
I'm the founder of the grassroots anti-fracking organization, Berks Gas Truth. In that capacity, I serve on the steering committees of the statewide coalition Pennsylvanians Against Fracking and the national coalitions Americans Against Fracking, and Stop the Frack Attack. I work on fighting all things fracking, including fracking-related infrastructure.


Diane Sipe

Marcellus Outreach Butler

Sam Bernhardt

Senior Organizer, Food & Water Watch
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Tracy Carluccio

Deputy Director, Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Protecting our communities and the natural world from exploitation and degradation by those who use and use up the planet for their own self interests is what I see as vital and makes me love my work. Informing and connecting people is the key to a powerful defense and a strategic offense. Telling the truth and an appetite for pesky details makes it possible to fight and win although stamina and passion is needed to weather the battles and... Read More →

Saturday February 20, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm
William Penn

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