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Braddock Community Air Monitoring Project Results Workshop
Join EHP and FracTracker Alliance as they share the results of a community air monitoring project conducted around the proposed Merrion Oil & Gas well pad site on the Edgar Thomson Works facility. They will also share tools and resources offered by both organizations that can be used by community members, community groups, and local officials and decision makers about the health and environmental impacts of shale gas development. Presented by SWPA Environmental Health Project on July 23, 2019 at 6:30pm at the Braddock Carnegie Library
ACHD Public Hearing on U.S. Steel Draft Settlement
The Allegheny County Health Department will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, at the Clairton Municipal Building to receive citizen comments on the draft settlement with U.S. Steel announced June 28. A public hearing allows verbal comments to be entered into the record and will have equal weight to any written comment received by ACHD during this public comment period, which ends July 31. Members of the public that wish to speak must sign up 24 hours in advance of the hearing by calling 412-578-8103 or emailing [email protected] Each commenter has three minutes to speak.
Paddle With Peace & Prayer for Water Protection – Pittsburgh Landing
Degawenodas and other members of the Seneca community in New York are paddling the full length of the Ohi:yo’/Allegheny River in honor of World Peace & Prayer Day June 18-21 near Cincinnati. His journey was setback by the rainy weather we’ve been having. Join us in monitoring the journey via his Facebook page where you can get updates. We will announce the final details when we know exactly when he will arrive. Anyone is welcome to join him as he makes his final leg of the journey into downtown Pittsburgh. A post-event welcome celebration will be planned. About World…
Cracker Plant/St. Clairsville Injection Well Community Meeting
Community Meeting on fracking injection wells. August 7, 2019 6-7pm: Richland Township Trustee Meeting – the injection well proposed for the intersection of Route 40 and Route 331 in St. Clairsville will be discussed 7-7:30: Dr. Julie Weatherington-Rice will present on “Class II Injection Wells, a flawed waste management tool for a 19th Century industry in the middle of the 21st Century Climate Crisis” 7:30-8 Dr. Randi Pokladnik will discuss the health effects of petrochemicals, injection wells, and ethane cracker plants 8-8:30: Discussion about the proposed PTTG ethane cracker plant for Belmont County, OH and the Appalachian Petrochemical Storage Hub…
Eco Districts Summit: 10 Year Anniversary
The annual Summit is the world’s only conference dedicated to neighborhood- and district-scale sustainability. Every year the EcoDistricts Summit brings together hundreds of thinkers and doers across civic, public and private sectors to explore best practices, challenges and real-world examples of equitable, resilient and sustainable development. We dive deep into how to get district scale projects done and spend two days uncovering our host city’s most successful districts and neighborhoods. Register now and join community development professionals, green builders, municipal innovators, urban design and planning practitioners, neighborhood leaders and civic entrepreneurs as we unpack Pittsburgh’s urban development legacy. For more…