Jerry, Kathy, and Ed’s Story

Columbia County, PA residents, Jerry Arcuri, Kathy Arcuri, and Ed Smith, share what it’s like to live near a natural gas compressor station and why they are concerned for their health and safety. Daily air and noise pollution, as well as fear of pipeline explosions, have become a way of life.

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Bob's Story

Pennsylvania resident Bob Pollet relates his concern over air pollution and why we need methane regulations in our state, particularly in regards to business self-interest. He wants Governor Tom Wolf to protect our environment from profit-hungry corporations.

 

 

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Frances' Story

Pennsylvania resident Frances Conwell relates how pollution has affected her life, both personally and professionally. She asks Governor Tom Wolf to fulfill his campaign promises and to think about the people of the Commonwealth.

 

 

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Nicole's Story

Pennsylvanian Nicole Metas tells us why she wants Governor Tom Wolf to fulfill his campaign promise and rein in air pollution from the oil and gas industry.

 

 

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Asthma and Methane Pollution

Pennsylvanians tell stories of their troubles with asthma, on the rise in our state in part because of smog made worse by methane pollution. These citizens of the Commonwealth want Governor Tom Wolf to pass rules regulating methane, and want it to happen now.

 

 

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Chuck Winschuh, Dimock Township, Susquehanna County PA

A first-person account of the impact of living while surrounded by 3 natural gas compressor stations, some of which are less than a mile away. Chuck considers himself in ground zero for the fracking industry, which differs greatly from the peaceful dairy country he moved to years ago. 

 

 

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The Tuttles, Harford Township, Susquehanna County PA

A first-person account of the impacts on a family while living less than a mile away from a natural gas compressor station. The Tuttles wanted a free life where they were left to be independent. The now have no night sky, are exposed to constant foul odors, and are plagued by noise that has caused Mr. Tuttle to have seizures. 

 

 

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Paul Karpich, Dimock Township, Susquehanna County PA

A first-person account of the impact of living while surrounded by 3 natural gas compressor stations, some of which are less than a mile away.  Paul moved from the inner city to a rural area to raise his family in the quiet pristine countryside. He never imagined he'd be holding his breath while walking to his garage, be startled in the middle of the night by blowoffs, or suffer from chronic health troubles.
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