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Shale Insight Conference Returns to Pittsburgh
Natural Gas: America’s Pipeline to Power Generation and Emerging Opportunities. This is the leading conference on American shale energy, industries, and jobs in the country bringing in national leaders on shale development, power generation distribution, pipeline capital investment, energy driven manufacturing, the petrochemical industry build-out and alleviating energy poverty. This 3 day conference includes workshops, technical and public affairs sessions, national keynote addresses, and a exhibit hall integrated with general and breakout session programming including new networking lounges featuring the major shale players.
Defend Our Water – Day of Action in Pittsburgh
Native Water Ceremony – 10 a.m. Location: The Fountain at Point State Park — At the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers Led by Degawenodas, Wolf Clan of the Seneca, and Ojibwe “water walker” Sharon Day. Stand in Solidarity with members of the Seneca community and other Native and faith leaders to protect our rivers and waters. Water Ceremony with Ojibwe leader Sharon Day Women make the offerings for the water. Bring a small amount of water from upstream of the river or creek near your home to add to a pail of water we will carry. Women…
Sandra Steingraber Presentation and Film Screening!
Join Dr. Sandra Steingraber for a presentation and film screening of the award-winning film Unfractured. Also join the film’s director Chanda Chevannes for a Q & A. Space is limited! Please RSVP through the Event Brite page. 6 p.m. at Chatham University’s EDDY Theater
Manganese Exposure and Children's IQ
Manganese is an essential additive in the steel making process, with as much as 90% of manganese consumption worldwide being used by the steel industry alone. This presentation will highlight the links between manganese in air pollution to neurodevelopmental consequences, including lowered IQ in children. Keynote speaker, Dr. Erin Haynes, will present her work studying two Appalachian communities in rural Ohio, followed by speakers from UPMC and GASP who will relate the subject to what’s happening in relation to Pittsburgh’s current steel industry. This event is part of GASP’s Making the Connection series, intended for medical professionals as well as…
Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light
Facing the Climate Crisis: Called to Save our Sacred Home has deep roots in the region. The conference takes place on the 70th anniversary of the day the Donora Smog began; it draws on wisdom deeply rooted here, and will highlight beautiful work being done here, now. The conference will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1066 Washington Road Mt. Lebanon, PA 15228 We have a wonderful set of keynote speakers and workshop leaders…. more info coming soon! We value the richness of interfaith work, with all its challenges. We recognize that events will take place on days which conflict…
League of Women Voters 2018 – Shale & Public Health Conference
The conference is presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Club. Conference itself is free – $14 for buffet lunch Featuring new research and practical applications Nicole Deziel, PhD of Yale presenting a study on shale gas activity and sexually transmitted infections in Ohio Research on Childhood Cancer in Pennsylvania Public Health and the Plastics Lifecycle Improving access to health information and treatment You may also pass along this information to a friend or colleague who would be interested in…