Educational Meeting: Norfolk Southern Railroad - Community Impact

Norfolk Southern Railroad is accelerating plans to raise bridges in our communities in order to run longer double-stacked trains along a 20-mile route through 24 communities which would impact the health of over 112,000 residents. The proposed changes are projected to increase pollution in these communities the equivalent of 6,800 buses per day. Norfolk

Event-Date: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Shale & Public Health Conference

The sixth annual Shale & Public Health Conference, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, will be held Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the University Club.

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00am

If you can see it from your house, evacuate!

[photo: WTRF]

How Climate Change is Harming Our Health

The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health identifies "outdoor air quality" as making the most direct impact -- in our region specifically -- of climate disruption upon human health.

Fracking at Edgar Thomson?

U.S. Steel has announced an agreement to lease a portion of the Edgar Thomson plant for a drill pad, from which the surrounding area can be fracked. Local residents and families have been left in the dark, to wait for the consequences of fracking. This page is a place for collecting information and resources to share with the community.

Compendium of Scientific, Medical ... Findings Demonstrating Risks ... of Fracking

The latest edition of this compendium of health research, from health professionals in New York State.