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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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Weekend Special! Watch Dark Waters with Halt the Harm Network

July 7, 2021

We are hosting an exclusive online viewing of Mark Ruffalo’s Dark Waters. The movie beautifully tells the story of standing up for communities against seemingly impossible odds.  You will see many powerful parallels to the challenges and types of people throughout our movement. Available via support of Halt the Harm Network donor, we can only…

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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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Welcome Session! What is Halt the Harm Network?

January 26, 2021

Hey everyone! We’re going live with a new series of events from Halt the Harm Network, starting with a welcome session to give some new members a chance to connect and catch up. powered by Crowdcast

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2020 Alliance Map is here! 📲

December 21, 2020

Ever wished you could have a list of all the community groups working to fight fracking? What about a searchable map? Well, the new Halt the Harm Network App is here! map.halttheharm.net It’s an easy to use mobile app that makes all this information easily accessible. We’re adding new features constantly with your input. You…

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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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5 Reasons Local Campaigns Should Host Webinars and Online Events

November 6, 2020

There are many reasons you would benefit from adding online events beyond raising awareness about the issue. Here are 5 other reasons which can help you get even more value for the time you put into planning and hosting your event. When you work with Halt the Harm Network to plan an event, these 5…

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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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