stop frackingPennsylvania Judge Upholds Pro-Fracking Medical Gag Order

Pennsylvania authorities have denied a doctor the right to challenge a so-called “medical gag rule” that prevents him and other physicians from warning the public about the health dangers associated with fracking.

Dr. Alfonso Rodriguez of Dallas, Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit against the state last year, asserting that Act 13 of 2012 forces medical professionals to enter “a vague confidentiality agreement” that prevents them from having a completely honest dialogue with patients.

Kinder Morgan Sued by Coldwater Indian Band for Illegally Operating Pipeline

Around 44 members of the Coldwater Indian Band are suing the Kinder Morgan pipeline company and the Minister of Indian Affairs in federal court in an effort to block the Trans Mountain pipeline from being built on their reserve.