Protecting Our Communities – Environmental Challenges From Fossil Fuel Extraction in SWPA
Find out from our region’s elected representatives what’s going on in city, county, state and federal government to combat climate change, promote sustainable energy and protect our water, air and health. Learn from noted experts about the threats from fossil fuels to our local and regional environment. Catch up on some of the creative projects and practices that local elected officials have developed to promote sustainability in their communities. Hear a few of the real stories of local community activists who have organized to protect this region’s air, water and health and promote sustainable energy alternatives. Take the opportunity to get involved with local organizations who will be tabling at this event and will be looking for volunteers to sign on to projects to promote a sustainable energy future and protect the air, water, and health of the people of Southwestern Pennsylvania.