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Penn Environment: Virtual Climate Film Festival
Join us this July for our virtual climate film festival. Environment America, Environment Colorado, Environment Florida, Environment Iowa and PennEnvironment are teaming up to put on this great event. Sign up for the festival and you will get access to a new film each week. You can watch all of them or as many as fit into your schedule. You’ll watch the film on your own time over the designated weekend, and join us for a discussion the following week.We’ll send you a reminder with a link so you can watch the film and participate in a discussion each week….
Air Quality and COVID-19: Connections, Health Impacts, and Racial Disparities
This webinar will discuss the preliminary implications of findings that suggest higher rates of COVID-19 infection and mortality in individuals who have faced long-term exposure to poor air quality (PM 2.5). It will also focus on the findings that communities of color, especially African Americans, are especially at risk from the health impacts of both air pollution and COVID-19. Speakers will include both health experts and environmental justice leaders working to combat these synergistic health threats.
Northeast Petrochemical Conference
THE must attend strategic decision making event for the petrochemical industry Now entering its 5th year the Northeast Petrochemical Conference & Exhibition is the undisputed home of petrochemical development in the opportunity-rich Appalachian region. Bringing together all the major regional stakeholders including project owners/developers, EPCs, government development agencies, solution and service providers to identify, plan and put in to action the future needs of the region to guarantee its success and develop the next generation petrochemical hub. The global pandemic and oil price crash has created one of the most challenging environments the modern world has ever experienced. In these…
In the Blast Zone: What you need to know about Mariner East
Mariner East is a dangerous liquified natural gas (wet gas) pipeline that is transporting ethane, propane and other materials to Marcus Hook to be shipped overseas to make plastics. This pipeline network consists of several pipelines welded together and runs through 17 counties in Pennsylvania. Many homes, schools, businesses, assisted-living facilities and other community centers are within the potential blast zone of Mariner East. Join us July 16 @ noon for a live conversation with George Alexander, author of the DragonPipe Diary, about the safety issues surrounding Mariner East and what you can do within your local community to better…
PA's Fracking Failures: A conversation with Attorney General Shapiro
Join Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and PennEnvironment to learn more about the AG’s recent report that uncovered egregious activity by fracking companies in the state — and the failure of state officials to rein them in and enforce basic environmental and public health protections. Get the inside scoop on the development of this report, and hear about the report’s recommendations to better protect public health & the environment from fracking. Make sure to RSVP to receive the Zoom link for the event!