Petchem Teach-In Series: Chemical Disasters & Emergency Response


Learn what is "supposed to happen" under official emergency response hierarchies and right-to-know frameworks, what a Local Emergency Planning Committee is & how to engage, and hear how Pittsburgh organizers responded to a week-long benzene release from the Shell ethane cracker.


Holding large polluters accountable: Waste Emissions Charge


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed its Waste Emissions Charge for oil and gas operators. This rule would require large polluters to pay a fee for excessive climate-warming emissions. It would also incentivize operators to comply with existing methane regulations as soon as possible and plug wells to avoid additional emissions. The public […]