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September 10, 2012 | In the News: Press Connects

Landowners fight gas firm over Pa. pipeline plan

Landowners are challenging the Central New York Oil & Gas Co. in court for condemning nearly half of the properties along the approved MARC I pipeline, which has experts concerned about environmental and safety impacts, including potential damage to the forest ecosystem. Residents who receive offers from the gas company to drill on their land report the company’s refusal to negotiate about alternative pipeline routes and monetary compensation, taking leverage away from the property owner.

June 26, 2012 | Feature

Down to Earth: The Dark Side of the Fracking Boom

Deborah Goldberg, managing attorney of the Northeast regional office, discusses her litigation work on fracking, a controversial form of extreme gas drilling that can contaminate the air and water.

July 22, 2011 | Blog Post

Good News: YOUR Voice Is Being Heard

If—as an Earthjustice supporter and activist—you ever wondered whether your letters and emails to government officials had an impact, we've got news that should give you heart.

May 19, 2011 | Map

Map of Proposed MARC I Line

The 39-mile pipeline would be built and operated by the Central New York Oil and Gas Company. It would run through Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming Counties in Pennsylvania, crossing high quality streams in the Endless Mountains and disturbing some 610 acres and leaving 238 acres permanently altered.

April 14, 2011 | Blog Post

Gas Drilling Permits While-U-Wait

The Associated Press had a story today detailing how regulators in Pennsylvania spend as little as 35 minutes reviewing gas drilling permits, before giving companies approval to blast millions of gallons of chemically treated water into the earth to extract the gas – a controversial practice known as fracking.

January 18, 2011 | Case

Challenging A Pennsylvania Pipeline

Earthjustice challenged a fast-tracked pipeline project in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains, which killed more than 200,000 mature trees and tore up 600 acres of forest on private landowners’ properties.