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Oil & Gas Pipeline Right-of-Ways: Forest Fragmentation and the Spread of Lyme Disease

August 24, 2022

Join the discussion in Halt the Harm Network to connect with experts and explore further information on this topic. Studies have linked the expansion of Lyme disease cases over the past two decades to forest fragmentation. However, there has been little research done on the role that oil and gas infrastructure in forested areas of…

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πŸ—ž August 2022 – Network Newsletter

August 14, 2022

Welcome to our August network newsletter (issue #6)! In this newsletter you’ll find a compilation of updates from leaders across the country, new media and resources, upcoming events, and network news. You can skim through this newsletter to see what’s happening in the anti-fracking movement and check out some great events and updates from our…

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Breaking Down West Virginia v. EPA – Ohio River Valley Institute

August 2, 2022

Join the discussion in Halt the Harm Network to connect with experts and explore further information on this topic. As you’ve likely heard, the Supreme Court’s recent ruling onΒ West Virginia v. EPAΒ stands to limit the federal EPA’s ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and meet national climate goals. But by how much?…

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πŸ“Ή Climate Emergency Film Club Session 2 – Permafrost

July 21, 2022

Join the discussion in Halt the Harm Network to connect with experts and explore further information on this topic. Permafrost, an icy expanse of frozen ground covering one-quarter of the Northern Hemisphere, is thawing. As it does, microscopic animals are waking up and feeding on the previously frozen carbon stored in plant and animal remains,…

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πŸ—ž June & July 2022 – Network Newsletter

July 14, 2022

Welcome to our June and July network newsletter (issue #5), a compilation of updates from leaders across the country, new media and resources, upcoming events, and network news. How is your summer going? Since it’s summertime and things are moving more slowly, we decided to combine our June and July newsletters. You can skim through…

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PFAS, Pregnancy, and Public Health: Experts Weigh In

June 8, 2022

Join the discussion in Halt the Harm Network to connect with experts and explore further information on this topic. Also visit https://www.environmentalhealthproject.org Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were originally created for their durability and non-stick properties and therefore are used in many consumer products and firefighting foam. We now know that PFAS are hazardous to…

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18 – Sharon Lavigne – Rise St James

June 7, 2022

In this episode, Sharon Lavigne shares her experience fighting to stop petrochemical factories and other toxic industries in America’s Cancer Alley in St. James Parish, LA. Sharon Lavigne is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship, and won the 2021 Goldman prize for environmental defenders. She led a grassroots movement to delay…

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17 – Allie Rosenbluth – Rogue Climate

May 31, 2022

In this episode, Allie Rosenbluth tells us about her work organizing rural communities across southern Oregon to stop the proposed Jordan Cove Liquified Natural Gas export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.Β  The Jordan Cove LNG project would produce 15 times the climate pollution of Oregon’s last remaining coal plant and create enormous environmental…

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16 – Ron Gulla, Fracking Destroys Everything We Love

May 24, 2022

In this episode, Ron Gulla shares his experience being impacted by fracking and challenging the industry in PA.Β  Ron Gulla is a recipient of the Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship, and one of the first voices to speak out against fracking in PA after his farm was contaminated by Range Resources. This podcast is…

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Climate Emergency Film Club – Introduction

May 19, 2022

Join the discussion in Halt the Harm Network to connect with experts and explore further information on this topic. Everyone has heard about global warming, but few understand how environmental feedback loops amplify the warming even further. With captivating illustrations and interviews with leading climate scientists, this 5-part science documentary and panel discussion series explores…

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