At Green Night Out on November 10, Sam Bernhardt, led a discussion about "How to End Fracking." Bernhardt is an organizer for Food and Water Watch, www.foodandwaterwatch.org, in
Right now, Bernhardt is working to expose the way PA Governor Tom Corbett has overreached to make gas drilling easier for the gas companies. He does not believe that most
The reason for not protecting the public health, according to Bernhardt is that "Corbett received $1.8 million from friends like gas magnate Terry Pegula. In return, he stripped state regulations, opened up state lands and gave the fracking industry billions in tax breaks, including a nearly $2 billion tax break for Pegula's Royal Dutch Shell."
While consuming mountains of delicious food, the diners at Green Night Out discussed ways to ban fracking in
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