For 2019, we will attempt to slay the dragon of single-use plastic (SUP) ... in our own homes, where we shop, where we dine, and where we work. We kick things off on Sunday, January 20 with an extravaganza (!) of facts, eco-products, action groups, and the documentary "Bag It!"
The following photos are shared into the public domain by their creator, me, Mark Dixon. Free to use for any purpose. If you would like to give credit, even though it is not required, feel free to credit "NoPetroPA.com". Full photo album and official license information can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/9602574@N02/albums/72157702378213952 .
On 12/20/18, just days before Christmas, the PA Department of Environmental Protection announced that it "has approved the pending permit applications for the Shell Pipeline Company Falcon ethane pipeline project."
On the heels of the shale gas rush that’s swept the U.S. for the past decade, another wave of fossil fuel-based projects is coming — a plastic and petrochemical manufacturing rush that environmentalists warn could make smog worse in communities already breathing air pollution from fracking, sicken workers, and expand the plastic trash gyres in the world’s oceans...
Another opportunity has surfaced for actively resisting the petrochemical expansion in SWPA - this time in Franklin Park Borough. There's an event you can attend on Wednesday of this week.