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Green Bears Cafe – Don't Hibernate, Activate!
Green Bars Cafe is a group of confident activists willing to educate, identify and utlize resources that inspire community members to advocate for a clean environment. The cafe is mobile and holds workshops and demonstrations about community-owned monitoring environment tools. The group brings all generations together to achieve public health and wellness.
Apply for an Allegheny County Clean Air Fund Grant Today!
The Clean Air Fund is a restricted fund where penalties from polluters emission violations are deposited. The fund contains no county tax dollars. Each year, the Health Department spends more than $1 million on valuable projects to improve air quality, and the Clean Air Fund grows by about the same amount. Disbursements from the Clean Air Fund are utilized for support activities related, but not limited to: • The improvement of air quality within Allegheny County • Public education and health effects studies and surveys concerning air pollution • Special purpose air monitoring, as defined by the EPA • The…
Fridays With Fitzgerald
Allegheny County is in the top 2% of counties nationwide for cancer risk from air pollution. It’s unacceptable that in ‘America’s Most Livable City,’ Pittsburghers can’t go outside and breathe the air without jeopardizing our health. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald needs to know: it’s time for him to make air quality and polluter enforcement his top priority. Join us this summer for one or all air quality rallies! WHAT: Rallies on Fridays with Fitzgerald WHERE: Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard (436 Grant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219) WHEN: NEXT RALLY: Friday, August 31 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm @ the County…
Ohio River Rising Huntington: Part of Nationwide Rise for Climate Rallies
Starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday September 8, OVEC and other groups will host Ohio River Rising Huntington. Real climate leadership rises from the grassroots up! Join us in Huntington for one of thousands of rallies in cities and towns around the world to demand that our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that works for all of us, that puts people and justice before profits. No more stalling, no more delays: it’s time for 100% renewable energy for all. These rallies take place during the time of the Global Climate Action Summit in California. The Ohio River is endangered by…
Webinar: PEPH - Air Sensor Stories
Join us for a second PEPH webinar this September in which four NIEHS grantees will discuss their collaborative effort to develop a community workshop on air quality and the potential value of air sensors. Title: Air Sensor Stories Date: September 24, 2018 • noon to 1:00 p.m. EDT Registration is Required. You will receive a calendar invitation from WebEx once you register. In response to the growing number of air quality sensors available on the market and to communities’ increasing interest in exploring local air quality and concerns about air pollution, NIEHS grantees developed an interactive workshop for audiences seeking to…
PennFuture's 8th Annual Pittsburgh Solar Tour
Interested in displaying your solar prowess. Join the tour on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from noon to 4:00 p.m. (After-Party TBD from 4-6 P.M.) Event Address: Homes, businesses, and public buildings throughout the Pittsburgh region Contact Annie Regan, western PA outreach coordinator at PennFuture, at (412) 841-1551 or [email protected] PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESPONSES AND TWO PHOTOS OF YOUR INSTALLATION BY AUGUST 4th. Thank you!