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Preparing for Petrochemicals: Community Meeting
Join this virtual community meeting to discuss issues and concerns as the Shell petrochemical plant nears start-up operations. The evening will be facilitated by Sr. Kari Pohl, Coordinator of Justice and Peace Ministry for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden. Topics include: Shell Plant Overview Final Permitting and Fenceline Monitoring Health Impacts Air Pollution Monitoring Water, Noise, Light and other Pollution Emergency Response System Texas Experiences and more
Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship
The Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship honors those who address the root causes of environmental injustice in the United States, with a strong focus on racial justice in the face of oil, gas, and petrochemical activity. The award recognizes the leadership of those standing up for their communities to protect the places they love.
Cradle to Grave: The Reverberating Health Hazards of Oil and Gas Industry
Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania (PSR PA) is excited to share a virtual, half-day conference on a very important issue. The event, Cradle to Grave: The Reverberating Health Hazards of Oil and Gas Industry, will be held on December 10, 2021 from 12:00 – 4:30 p.m. The speakers will include: Dr. Carl Werntz, Occupational Physician;Wilma Subra, Environmental Scientist; Lee McCaslin, Master Driller;Justin Nobel and Kristen Locy, Investigative Journalists; Dusty Horwitt, PSR consultant and attorney; Marsha Haley, MD, Radiation Oncology;Paul “Bobby” Manion, Wayne State University/PSR PA Research on Radioactive Emissions. The panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Pouné Saberi. Halt the…
Shale Gas and Public Health: Translating Science into Policy
The Environmental Health Project (EHP) is proud to present Shale Gas and Public Health: Translating Science into Policy, a public health summit. The summit will take place at Duquesne University on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The summit will feature speakers in four key areas: endocrine disruption, child health and development, health economics, and environmental justice. After a morning plenary session to frame the various issues, attendees will participate in breakout group discussions over a catered lunch. The summit will close with a plenary panel to highlight relevant insights, recommendations, and further questions to be answered….