March 30, 2011

Bipartisan Marcellus Shale Severance Tax Introduced. Sen. John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne) announced today he has introduced Senate Bill 905 that would implement a severance tax on the extraction of natural gas in Pennsylvania providing funding for the H20 Water Infrastructure Program, local governments impacted by drilling and the Growing Greener environmental restoration program. The Senator provides an overview of the proposal in this video.
Other videos from this announcement include:
Sen. Ted Erickson (R-Delaware)
Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna)
Larry Williamson, Renew Growing Greener Coalition

March 14, 2011

Water Saving Tips From PA American Water. To draw attention to the more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year in U.S. homes due to leaks, Pennsylvania American Water today announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Fix a Leak Week,” by launching a short video to advise homeowners on ways to save water and money by finding and repairing leaks. Fix a Leak Week runs March 14-20.
Pennsylvania American Water produced the three-minute video showing how to check for leaks throughout a household and how to make easy, inexpensive repairs, which can save thousands of gallons of water over the course of a year. Homeowners can view the video via the company’s YouTube channel or its Facebook page.