Webinars

Discussion with Attorney Rob Bilott on Forever Chemicals

July 14, 2021

​Attorney Rob Bilott had just become partner at a corporate defense firm, representing chemical companies… But then he learned that a company he represented was knowingly poisoning people in Parkersburg West Virginia. ​He decided to risk everything and take on the case, which revealed one of the deadliest coverups in American history. The film Dark…

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Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic: Protecting Democracy

June 28, 2021

​Learn how anti-protest bills, preemption laws, and voter suppression not only silence the voices of local communities but also perpetuate the fossil fuel and plastics crisis. ​Hear from our speakers how through advocacy, education, and organizing they are working to protect the power of the people over the interests of plastic and petrochemical corporations. Join…

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Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Shale Gas Development

May 21, 2021

We had a great webinar this week!  Special thanks to our presenters Chris and Laura, as well as our moderator Ned. Here is the full presentation replay. Links provided as references and resources by the presenters: EHP’s EDCs and Shale Gas Development Handout Review co-authored by Laura, Chris, and colleagues that summarizes their mouse cell…

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6th Annual FracTracker Sentinel Awards (Video)

December 13, 2020

The awards ceremony begins with music, introductions, and then you’ll hear from outstanding grassroots organizers Edith Abeyta, Yvette Arellano, Theresa Landrum, and Brenda Jo “BJ” McManama. Dozens of supporters and grassroots leaders participated from all across the movement to recognize the hard-fought successes and perilous struggle for environmental justice. Four inspirational grassroots activists have nominated…

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Making the Invisible Visible – Air Pollution & Citizen Monitoring in Belmont

November 7, 2020

According to the Environmental Health Project, active frack pads, compressor stations, and processing facilities regularly emit particulate matter. This includes nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and other chemical pollutants that we aren’t able to see. When ingested, these emissions can cause or exacerbate a host of short- and long-term health problems, including headaches, eye…

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A-Z Impacts of Plastic Summit – Solutions & Actions Panel

October 1, 2020

The weekend event included a film screening, panel discussion, art build, and coordinated action. This event is the culmination of a four-month digital series on the impacts of plastic production on health, environment, climate, and economics. The panel features some environmental justice all-stars as they share with us their journeys where they have fought –…

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Story of Plastic Film Discussion with Creator Stiv Wilson

September 27, 2020

A discussion with Stiv Wilson, creator of the film The Story of Plastic led by environmental film directors Melissa Troutman & Mark Dixon. Dianne Peterson, Team member of the Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Digital Series will welcome us all with a few opening remarks before we get into the discussion. Hear from Stiv…

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Climate Impacts of Plastic with Leann Leiter and Jed Alegado (A-Z Impacts Series)

August 20, 2020

Our fourth and final Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Webinar will take place on Tuesday, August 18 and Thursday, August 20 as we take a closer look at the impact of plastic production on our climate. Guest speakers for the month of August include Leann Leiter, Earthworks’ Pennsylvania & Ohio Field Advocate and certified…

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A Z Impacts of Plastic on Environment with Wilma Subra and Justin Nobel

August 7, 2020

Meet Justin Nobel, one of the guest speakers for Tuesday’s Tackling the A-Z Impacts of Plastic Webinar. Justin Nobel writes on issues of science and the environment for Rolling Stone, Audubon, Oxford American, DeSmog, and other US magazines, investigative sites and literary journals. His work has been published in Best American Travel Writing 2011, and…

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Community Health Impact Assessment – Bringing Community Data to the Table

July 2, 2020

EHP’s Community Health Impact Assessment (HIA) revolves around one central question: Do you have enough information to determine that a particular shale gas site is safe enough for your community? EHP’s do-it-yourself HIA is a structured way to bring together data on your community related to: expected emissions from a shale development site potential health risks…

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