The Shell Ethane Cracker petrochemical plant under construction in Beaver County is designed to make plastic. Lots and lots and lots of plastic. And lots of pollution. And community challenges. So our community will be having a conversation to explore the nuances of plastic: the industrial roots, the problems, and the solutions. Please join us this Saturday, August 11, from 11am to 2pm at the Wilkins School Community Center at 7604 Charleston Ave., Pittsburgh, PA. Details below the graphic…
FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT
Open to the Public
Saturday, August 11, from 11am to 2pm at the Wilkins School Community Center at 7604 Charleston Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patricia DeMarco
Local Environmental Scientist & Author of “Pathways to Our Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh” (2017)
Panel Discussion Lead by Mark Dixon, filmmaker
-The local connection: Fracking/Cracking & Plastics
Doug Shields: Food & Water Watch
Dianne Peterson: Activist & owner of “Our Children Our Earth”
– Waste Management, and Recycling
Myrna Newman of Allegheny Clean Ways,
Vegetarian lunch included thanks to Chipotle!
RSVP at LivablePittsburgh.RePlastics@gmail.com
A selection of Eco- friendly products from “Our Children Our Earth” will be available for purchase.
With appreciation for support from:
Wilkins School Community Center, Marcellus Protest, Senator Jim Ferlo, The East End Co-op, Our Children Our Earth and Concerned Citizens
More details and updates at: https://www.facebook.com/events/921776194696273/
This is not a formal NoPetroPA event, but we encourage all our readers to attend!