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Forever Chemicals in Pennsylvania’s Oil & Gas Production: A New Report from PSR

October 27, 2023

Watch this discussion of PSR’s new report: Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Pennsylvania. The report details the dangers of PFAS (“Forever Chemicals”) pollution in Oil & Gas production in Pennsylvania. During the event, Dusty Horwitt, the report’s author, shared his findings about the use of PFAS in oil & gas operations and discussed the impacts…

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And the 2023 Sentinel Award Winners Are…

October 20, 2023

We are thrilled to announce this year’s recipients of the Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship! 🥁 Drum roll please… Through dedicated organizing, legal advocacy, storytelling, and more, each of these activists has given voice to the cause of environmental justice. We celebrate the outstanding impact they have had on our communities through their grassroots…

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You’re Invited to the 2023 Community Sentinel Awards

October 18, 2023

It’s here! The 2023 Community Sentinel Awards for Environmental Stewardship are happening on November 9th, at 7:00pm ET, hosted by FracTracker Alliance and Halt the Harm Network. We invite you to attend this year’s awards live in Pittsburgh (RSVP now) or online via Halt the Harm Network. 👉 RSVP Here (In Person, Pittsburgh, PA) 👉…

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The Fight to Stop the Encina “Advanced Recycling” Plant on the Susquehanna River

October 9, 2023

Sandy Field, Save Our Susquehanna, outlines the threat posed by the Encina “Advanced Recycling” Plant to the community and watershed around the Susquehanna River in Point township, Northumberland County, PA. The proposed plant would process 450,000 tons of plastic waste every year. Community members are concerned about the potential release of toxic air and water…

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The Truth Behind Chemical Recycling with Veena Singla (NRDC)

October 5, 2023

In this clip, Veena Singla, Senior Scientist at NRDC, unveils the truth behind so-called “chemical recycling” and its impacts on health and the environment. Veena is the author of the report “Recycling Lies: ‘Chemical Recycling’ of Plastic is Just Greenwashing Incineration.” This clip is from the Halt the Harm webinar, “Chemical Recycling Myths Debunked” ✨…

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August 2023 – HHN Newsletter (Issue #15)

August 25, 2023

Check out the latest network updates, events, acknowledgements, and a new lineup of leader café interviews! Did you attend our Summer Networking Session? The panel discussion and breakout room mixers connected people from all corners of the U.S. who are working to build a stronger movement to fight oil & gas. ​Visit the network for…

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July 2023 – HHN Newsletter (Issue #14)

July 25, 2023

It’s here! Network updates, events, acknowledgements, and a new lineup of leader café interviews (the next event is tomorrow). Our Network Cafes are spaces to learn about other leaders, introduce yourself, and get to know the people in the network. Did you catch our private screening Fracking the System: Colorado’s Oil & Gas Wars? (See…

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New Fellowship Position – Join HHN Welcome Committee

June 28, 2023

Hello Friends, Big news from Halt the Harm Network! We’re starting a new Welcome Committee Fellowship this summer. This paid fellowship is for leaders who want to build strong ties within our network to protect communities from oil & gas harms. As a fellow, you will receive $1,000 in compensation for a series of activities…

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June 2023 – HHN Newsletter (Issue #13)

June 19, 2023

This week marked Juneteenth, a holiday that reminds us that big structural changes are possible through organizing and action. Understanding our history can prepare us to navigate today and the future we’re creating. Here’s to moving forward in solidarity toward a safer and equitable future. 🚨 Network & Partner Alerts The following alerts are posted…

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May 2023 – HHN Newsletter (Issue #12)

May 20, 2023

Welcome to the May 2023 edition of the Halt the Harm Newsletter! This month, we have a lot of exciting updates to share with you, including partner alerts, upcoming events, network highlights, new media, resources, and more. As always, this newsletter is a collaborative effort by members of the network who are passionate about sharing…

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