Public Mtg: Petrochemical projects on the Ohio Valley

Join the Sierra Club, FreshWater Accountability project and local residents for an informational meeting pertaining to the proposed cracker plant.

Event-Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

"Bag It" - movie screening

Bag It follows the filmmaker as he learns through everyday experience how plastics affect our climate, our oceans, our bodies, our lives. The movie will be followed by remarks and discussion.

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Allegheny County Health Dept. - Public Meeting

The next public meeting of the Allegheny County Board of Health will be held Wednesday, March 6, in the Main Conference Room of the ACHD Downtown office.

Public comment is invited, limited to 3 minutes for each speaker. Requests to speak must be made 24 hours before the meeting.

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:30pm

Public Mtg: CNX Gas Well Incident (Jan, 2019) near Beaver Run Rsvr

Join Westmoreland Marcellus Citizens Group, Protect PT, and Mountain Watershed Association to discuss the recent gas well incident at Beaver Run Reservoir.

Event-Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:30pm

MOVCA: 'Reinventing Power' Documentary

Sierra Club member Becca Pollard will introduce the 50-minute documentary that takes viewers across the country to hear directly from the people making a clean energy future achievable. These individuals are working to rebuild what’s broken, rethink what’s possible, and revitalize communities. These stories are proof that America does not need to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities.

Event-Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Plastic Apocalypse

Randy Olson, National Geographics photographer, will present his photos of plastics taken throughout the world. The event is sponsored by Communities First–Sewickley Valley & the League of Women Voters of PA, and is cosponsored with SHAPE/10 Actions & Sustainable Sewickley.

Justin Stockdale, Western Regional Director of the PA Resources Council, will give a presentation on the impact of local recycling.

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:30pm

Hands-On Creative Protest Meeting - North Braddock

Join members of North Braddock Residents for our Future (NBRFOF) to create and protest together against fracking at the Edgar Thomson mill.

Event-Date: 
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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.

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