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Pipeline Safety Trust recently commissioned a report to assess the state of CO2 pipeline safety regulation.
Fracking caused upheaval over the disruption and environmental degradation in the rural communities surrounding Williamsport, and challenged the rural values of independence and sovereignty over private property.
In a Q&A, Kristina Marusic of Environmental Health News said, “I hope that this study will encourage others to do more biomonitoring related to fracking. The technology is evolving…”
This fall, 21 municipalities took an inventory of their greenhouse gas emissions, in areas like waste disposal, transportation, and industry. In the spring, they’ll create climate action plans.
With oyster populations low, a recovery effort focuses on cultivating baby oysters in the shells that once might have been on your dinner plate.