Below you’ll find a quick announcement about tomorrow’s big online event, per this Eventbrite page: . Mark Dixon will be premiering a brand new video highlighting years of footage and material collected at hearings and activism events related to the Shell Cracker. This is THE event to help you get prepared for Shell’s ethane cracker going online.


What You Need To Know! An event to discuss community issues and concerns as the Shell petrochemical plant nears start-up operations.

About this event

The evening will be facilitated by Sr. Kari Pohl, Coordinator of Justice and Peace Ministry for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Baden

Topics and Speakers include:

• Shell Plant Overview – Dr. Clifford Lau, Duquesne University and Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community (BCMAC) (featuring photography by Ted Auch/FracTracker Alliance)

• Final Permitting and Fenceline Monitoring – Adam Kron, Earthjustice and Karl Koerner, Clean Air Council

• Petrochemical Health Impacts – Dr. Ned Ketyer, Physicians for Social Responsibility PA and Environmental Health Project

• Air Pollution Monitoring – Ana Hoffman, CMU CREATE Lab, Mark Dixon, BlueLens

• Water, Noise, Light and other Pollution – Terrie Baumgardner, Clean Air Council, Beaver County Clean Air Outreach Coordinator and BCMAC

• Emergency Response System – Mr. Eric Brewer, Beaver County Emergency Management

• Texas Experiences – Fenceline Watch, Houston, Texas

Q & A

A link will also be provided to a Community Resource web page with information on health, safety, and documenting and reporting pollution events.

Supporting Partners:

Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community (BCMAC)

Breathe Project

Clean Air Council

CMU Create Lab

Communities First Sewickley

Environmental Health Project

Fractracker Alliance

League of Women Voters

Physicians for Social Responsibility



Sign up for the event here:

There is also a Facebook event here:

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