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Where Plastic Ends Up - An International Perspective on Plastics
Come hear from an international delegration in Pittsburgh and learn about what happens to the plastics we make and throw away. Free and open to the public. 5:30 p.m. Reception 6:00 p.m. Program, followed by small group break-out discussions with the speakers International Plastics Delegation Tour featuring: Jed Alegado – Break Free from Plastic, Manilla Lakshmi Narayan – Waste Pickers Union, India Myrna Dominguez – PANGISDA (Fishing organization), Philippines The event is co-sponsored by ACCAN, Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community, Breathe Project, Center for Coalfield Justice, Commuties First!, EarthWorks and League of Women Voters.
Ohio DEP Announces Public Hearing on Shell Ethane Pipeline
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and public hearing relative to issues of lower water quality on May 23, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Harrison Central Jr./Sr. High School (440 East Market Street Cadiz, Ohio 43907). The public hearing will end when all interested parties have had an opportunity to provide testimony related to the project. All interested persons are entitled to attend or be represented and give written or oral comments on the proposed project. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain additional information that will be considered by Ohio EPA prior to any further…
28th Annual Heartwood Forest Council, "Edge Effects"
This region is on the edge of a new industrial revolution, with the threat of a massive buildout of the petrochemical industry looming like a storm, as the industries responsible for polluting the Gulf of Mexico seek to relocate in the headwaters of the Ohio and Allegheny River valleys, the heart of the new Gas Expansion empire. The program this year will focus on the issues surrounding the Shell ethane-cracker plant in Beaver, PA and the associated pipeline buildout that is currently in the permitting phases. From the JKLM frackwater treatment plant in Coudersport, PA, 50 miles upriver from the…
Lung Force Expo Pittsburgh– American Lung Assoc.
The LUNG FORCE Expo is a program designed for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, COPD, asthma, and other chronic lung diseases. Speakers from a variety of fields will present current medical information on topics that have the most impact on those whose lives are touched by these conditions, as well as provide up-to-date medical information for healthcare professionals to help support patients. By participating in the LUNG FORCE Expo you are helping change what it means to live with lung disease.
100% Renewable PA Lobby Day in Harrisburg – Board the Bus!
Pennsylvania has relied on fossil fuels to power the Commonwealth and nation–and now it’s time to change that. On June 12th, hundreds of citizens will descend on Harrisburg to advocate for bipartisan legislation that will transition Pennsylvania to 100% renewable energy. We’re partnering with a host of organizations, coordinating transportation, scheduling meetings, and will have local trainings beforehand. All we need today is you to join us. RSVP below and select from the transportation options at the bottom of this page. We will be in touch with further details. DAY: Tuesday, June 12th TIME: 9 am- 10 am: Registration 10:30…
The Gas Industry/Petrochemical Buildout in Southwestern PA and Pathways to Our Sustainable Future
Our Quaker Valley communities are just ten miles downwind of the Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed ethane cracker plant in Beaver County. The 300 acre plant will be one of the largest cracker plants in North America. And Shell is also proposing to lay pipelines carrying ethane to the plant in close proximity to the Ambridge Reservoir which supplies drinking water to several Quaker Valley municipalities. It is important that we all are informed about the facts and the potential impacts on our residents. The program is being hosted by SHAPE (Support Humanity And Protect the Environment) & 10 Actions Sewickley, a volunteer group based in Sewickley, along…