Group: Pennsylvania Governor Should Ban Fracking Based On Pope Francis’ Visit

(September 21, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — An anti-fracking group sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Sept 17, urging him to institute a statewide moratorium on fracking in connection with the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia.

(Letter available. Document #94-151021-009X.)


The group Pennsylvanians Against Fracking (PAF) says it has “begun a dialogue about our common home” by saying, “It is possible that we do not grasp the gravity of the challenge now before us.” Moreover, the group contends that the pope has said “the human...
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