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.
The good people at Protect Elizabeth Township have put out a request for community support to resist new natural gas development. There is a hearing on Thursday, December 20, at 5pm. Learn all about it at the Protect Elizabeth Township website here. Their website has questions to ask, phone numbers to call (for all the … Continue reading Action: Protect Elizabeth Township from Natural Gas Development
It’s time to fight ANOTHER regional cracker plant!
On Monday, 11/19, there will be a town hall meeting at NOON at the Kurtzman Room (first floor of the William Pitt Union) to give people an opportunity to speak their mind on the prospect of divesting the University of Pittsburgh's endowment of fossil fuel companies.