BGT News

Berks Gas Truth is a grassroots community organization of over 600 concerned citizens who are fighting to stop unconventional natural gas drilling. We are dedicated to raising public awareness of the issues surrounding drilling and taking action to protect our environment, communities, human health and safety from its consequences.

BGT on Huffington Post

BGT on Daily Kos

BGT in the press

Centering on Peace, BCTV

Letter: A Powerful Statement on Issue of Fracking, letter in Reading Eagle

Pre-Election Report Says Any Fracking Ban Would Hurt Jobs, StateImpact

Protesters Against PennEast Pipeline March Delaware Canal, MyCentralJersey.com

US Gas: Global Market, Local Problems, Financial Times (UK)

Fracking Company Supplying Scotland Fined for Pollution, The Ferret (Scotland)

Frack Nowhere: US Gas Fracked at the Expense of Communities, Blue & Green Tomorrow (Scotland)

Green Group Urges Fracking Ban as Ineos Ethane Shipment Nears Grangemouth, Energy Voice (Scotland)

Column Filled with Industry Spin, Absurd Claims, op-ed in Observer-Reporter

The Problem with Natural Gas: Methane Emissions, op-ed in The Hill

Centering on Peace (panelists included Patti Rose and Karen Feridun), BCTV

Thousands Will March in Philly to Demand Fracking Ban on Eve of Democratic National Convention, Alternet

March for a Clean Energy Revolution, op-ed in BerksMont News

The Sit Down: Karen Feridun from Berks Gas Truth Is on to Talk Real Clean Power & Climate Justice, Raging Chicken Press

State, Federal Action on Climate Way Short, op-ed in Scranton Times Tribune

Study Links Fracking to Asthma Attacks, EcoWatch

Are We Betting the Farm on Free Trade Deal?, The Press

Archive

Op-Ed by Karen Feridun on Effort to Re-argue Act 13 in Tri-County Record

Jim Watson’s video piece for Inspired Journalism on BLM delivery

Washington Examiner’s coverage of fracking protest at Obama’s event in Scranton includes comment by Karen Feridun

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor on Marcellus Shale Coalition’s response to an op-ed by Walter Brasch

Fierce Energy’s coverage of BLM petition delivery

E-News Park Forest’s coverage of BLM petition delivery

Democracy Now’s video coverage of BLM petition delivery

Reuters’s video coverage of BLM petition delivery

EcoWatch’s coverage of BLM petition delivery rally

Karen Feridun quoted in State Impact article on President Obama’s upcoming trip to Scranton

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor of PennLive on their coverage of PA Dems action

Kutztown Patriot article on localSTAND campaign. Also published in other BerksMont papers

Kutztown Patriot article announcing Frackapalooza Two

Karen Feridun was the guest on Walter Brasch’s new radio show

Walker Foley’s interview with Karen Feridun on PA Dems action for Food & Water Watch’s blog

Aaron Mintzes’ blog post on PA Dems action in Earthworks’ EARTHblog

Walter Brasch’s column on the PA Dems action and BGT was picked up by dozens of media outlets. Here it is in Daily Kos

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor about missing information in astonishingly overdue article on Bernville compressor station incident

Karen Feridun interviewed on WEEU’s Healthy Living with Nature’s Garden about astonishingly overdue coverage of Bernville compressor station incident

Karen Feridun quoted in astonishingly overdue piece on Bernville compressor station incident 9 months earlier

BGT’s article in EcoWatch on Independence from Fracking protests

LehighValleyLive coverage of Independence from Fracking protest at Senator Pat Browne’s office

Letter to the Editor of PennLive by Karen Feridun on candidates’ reaction to PA Dems vote

Josh Fox mention of PA Dems vote on The Daily Show

EcoWatch article by Karen Feridun on PA Dems action in Lancaster

Huffington Post piece mentions Berks Gas Truth’s participation in Harrisburg rally.

WNEP’s coverage of Loyalsock State Forest public meeting featuring BGT’s Mike Shaw

PoliticsPa roundup on PA Dems committee meeting in Lancaster includes photo of our protest and quote by Karen Feridun.

Living Green in the Lehigh Valley radio interview on WDIY featuring Karen Feridun discussing Gasland 2 screening.

Scranton Times-Tribune mentions Berks Gas Truth as signatory of letter to Corbett demanding DEP transparency.

Easton Express-Times article on Gasland Part II’s Bethlehem screening contains mention of Berks Gas Truth.

Reading Eagle story on attempt to get Berks Hollow power plant public hearing featuring Karen Feridun

NJToday story on press conference at NJ State House calling for override of Christie’s veto of fracking waste ban includes a quote by BGT’s Karen Feridun.

Liz Rosenbaum’s article in Bryn-Mawr Patch on plans for PA Dems action.

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor in the Reading Eagle on Commissioner Leinbach’s trip to Bradford County to feel better about fracking and pipelines.

Sacramento Bee story on the letter BGT signed along with 66 other groups criticizing EDF for its participation in the Center for Sustainable Shale.

WFMZ story on suspension of Commonwealth Pipeline plans features Karen Feridun.

Philly.com brief article on the delivery of the moratorium petition’s over 100k signatures to Corbett.

Our City Our World on BCTV previews Berks County Earth Day with guests including Karen Feridun

Reading Eagle announcement of Karen Feridun’s talk at Sierra Club

League of Women Voters BCTV Show features Karen Feridun discussing pipelines

Healthy Living with Nature’s Garden radio show featuring Karen Feridun discussing the latest news on fracking and pipelines

Pittsburgh City Paper’s coverage of BGT-initiated joint release on Center for Sustainable Shale announcement

Guest column by Karen Feridun in Kutztown Patriot on Forward on Climate rally in D.C.

BGT’s Carol Ann Donohoe and Karen Feridun on BCTV’s Centering on Peace discussing climate change

Healthy Living with Nature’s Garden radio show featuring Karen Feridun and Kate Hudon of New York’s Riverkeeper.org

Morning Call article on Promised Land featuring interview with Karen Feridun

Times-Herald coverage of Warwick Township public meeting on Commonwealth Pipeline includes quote by Karen Feridun.

Reading Eagle coverage of Warwick Township public meeting on Commonwealth Pipeline includes quote by Karen Feridun.

Pottstown Mercury coverage of Warwick Township public meeting on Commonwealth Pipeline includes quote by Karen Feridun.

WFMZ coverage of Warwick Township public meeting on Commonwealth Pipeline includes quote by Karen Feridun.

Common Dreams’ story on Americans Against Fracking coalition includes quote by Karen Feridun.

Letter to the Editor of the Pottstown Mercury by Karen Feridun on abandoned wells.

ENews Park Forest story on Americans Against Fracking coalition includes quote by Karen Feridun.

Reading Eagle’s story on Haydenfilms Institute PSA project mentions Berks Gas Truth.

ENews Park Forest’s article on letter submitted to Corbett features quote by Karen Feridun.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette coverage of letter to Corbett regarding water contamination notification policy submitted by 14 groups including Berks Gas Truth.

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun on law that allows drilling on campus in Reading Eagle.

Berks Gas Truth’s endorsement of Mark Rozzi for State Representative in the 126th district is mentioned in the Reading Eagle.

Karen Feridun’s interview on Living Green in the Lehigh Valley on WDIY 88.1.

Canon-McMillan Patch’s coverage of October 2 Act 13 rally in the rotunda in Harrisburg.

Story from Kansas City InfoZine on Amicus brief filed by Earthjustice on behalf of several groups including Berks Gas Truth.

The Fracking of Rachel Carson by Sandra Steingraber and published in Orion contains references to Berks Gas Truth.

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor in the Morning Call on poor regulation of gas drilling.

Joint letter to the editor on climate change in the Kutztown Patriot.

Joint letter to the editor on climate change in the Reading Eagle.

Karen Feridun’s letter to the editor in the Reading Eagle’s Business Weekly

Karen Feridun’s interview on BCTV’s Hot Topics.

BCTV article announcing Karen Feridun’s upcoming appearance on Hot Topics.

Reading Eagle article on BGT’s Shana Rose and her experiences at the National Youth Science Camp.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on BGT’s Shana Rose and her fellow participants in the prestigious National Youth Science Camp.

Letter to the Editor from Berks Gas Truth thanking municipalities for passing Act 13 resolutions printed in Kutztown Patriot.

WEEU’s Healthy Living with Nature’s Garden show on fracking with guest Karen Feridun.

Mary Young’s front page story on drilling featuring Karen Feridun.

Coverage of BGT’s Act 13 presentation at Muhlenberg Township meeting in Reading Eagle.

Story on Reading City Council’s passage of Act 13 resolution by Protecting Our Waters

Announcement of Michael Shaw’s anti-fracking exhibit in Pottstown Mercury

Announcement of Michael Shaw’s anti-fracking exhibit in Kutztown Patriot

BGT press release on moratorium in South Newark Basin published in Kutztown Patriot

Karen Feridun quoted in article by Walter Brasch in Daily Kos

Karen Feridun quoted in article by Walter Brasch in Firedoglake

Karen Feridun quoted in article by Walter Brasch in The News Eagle

Karen Feridun quoted in article by Walter Brasch in The Moderate Voice

Mention of Act 13 presentation at Reading EAC Meeting in Reading Eagle

Mention of Act 13 presentation at Sinking Spring Borough Council Meeting in Reading Eagle

Announcement of Act 13 and Pipelines forum in Reading Eagle

Reading Eagle’s mention of Lower Alsace’s resolution opposing Act 13

BGT’s Patti Rose is seen in this WFMZ video on the protest of Corbett’s Chamber of Commerce appearance

Berks Gas Truth’s article on Community Forum on Act 13 and Pipeline in Kuttown Patriot

Mention of BGT’s partnership with the Haydenfilms Institute in BCTV

Kutztown Patriot article on Kutztown Borough’s Act 13 resolution

Karen Feridun on BCTV’s Centering on Peace with host John Hoskyns-Abrahall and Occupy Reading’s Phil Kearney

Brief mention of Kutztown’s Act 13 Resolution in Reading Eagle

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun on Eagle’s Business Weekly article

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun on drilling jobs in Morning Call

Morning Call’s coverage of Bill Bispels’ campaign

Kutztown Patriot’s coverage of BGT’s appeal to County Commissioners

Reading Eagle’s article on Berks Earth Day line-up featuring BGT

Neighbors of Easton’s piece on Occupy Easton’s Earth Day event featuring BGT

Reading Eagle’s coverage of Bispels/Haas debate

BCTV’s coverage of BGT’s appeal to County Commissioners

Kutztown Patriot’s announcement of Bispels/Haas debate

Northampton Community Colleges article on What the Frack panel discussion featuring BGT’s Karen Feridun

Reading Eagle’s article announcing Bill Bispels’ candidacy

Easton Express article on Marcellus Shale Exposed that features Patrick Creighton of the Marcellus Shale Coalition calling our lineup a who’s who of the anti-fracking movement.

Northampton Community Colleges article on What the Frack panel discussion featuring BGT’s Karen Feridun

Karen Feridun’s interview to promote Marcellus Shale Exposed on WDIY’s Living Green in the Lehigh Valley hosted by Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson.

Morning Call announcement of Marcellus Shale Exposed by Paul Carpenter features quotes by BGT’s Karen Feridun

Kutztown Patriot’s coverage of the Lt. Governor’s talk featuring quotes by BGT’s Patti Rose and Karen Feridun.

Kutztown Patiot’s coverage of protest of Lt. Gov. Cawley’s talk featuring interviews with BGT’s Karen Feridun and Occupy Kutztown’s Sean Kitchen.

Reading Eagle coverage of Lt. Gov. Cawley’s Chamber of Commerce talk where he responded to questions from BGT’s Karen Feridun and Occupy Kutztown’s Sean Kitchen.

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun in response to Kutztown Patriot story of PA Ag chief’s talk to FFA Students

Dallas Morning News’ reference to Eagle story on Rogers’ BGT talk 

BCTV article on Deborah Rogers’ talk

Reading Eagle’s announcement of Deborah Rogers’ talk at St. Barnabas

BCTV’s announcement of Bill Bispels’ candidacy

Kutztown Patriot’s story announcing Deborah Rogers’ talk at St. Barnabas

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun in Kutztown Patriot regarding ACRE Law and Impact Fee similarities

Response to Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun in Reading Eagle with several comments

Letter to the Editor by Karen Feridun responding to Reading Eagle story on EPA findings

Reading Eagle’s story on EPA findings regarding groundwater contamination and fracking featuring photo of our Albright rally

BCTV’s Alternative News and Different Views featuring John Hoskyns-Abrahall and Karen Feridun

North Country Gazette article on Response to DRBC Proposed Regulations

Letter to the editor from Karen Feridun on supposed “upside” of drilling 

BCTV Coverage of Press Conference on Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission recommendations

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Coverage of Press Statement on Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission Recommendations

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Coverage of Letter to Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission from 22 Environmental Orgs including BGT

Letter to the editor from Karen Feridun on severance tax

Press release for MAREA talk by Mike Shaw

Voice of Russia radio interview featuring Karen Feridun

WGAL coverage of June 7 Lobby Day in Harrisburg featuring Julie Edgar

WFMZ coverage of June 7 Lobby Day in Harrisburg featuring Karen Feridun

Upper Saucon Patch coverage of Rep. Simmons’ rally featuring Mike Shaw

Letter to the editor from Bill Bispels on moratorium

 

 

Albright Reporter magazine coverage of Albright Rally
Letter to the editor from Albright’s president
Reading Eagle editorial of Albright Rally
PA Progressive coverage of Albright Rally
Washington Post photo of Albright Rally
Reading Eagle article on Albright Rally
Channel 69 coverage of Albright Rally
Channel 69 story on security concerns about Albright Rally

 

Reading Eagle story on Reading Earth Day

Reading Eagle story on Albright panel on Marcellus Shale

BCTV piece on Berks Gas Truth


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