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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. https://youtu.be/jS8JsWCVvNo 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…

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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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Rebuilding the Leader Directory in 2020

July 21, 2020

Let’s face it, the Leader Directory has been a challenge – so we’re rebuilding it from the ground up. You may have joined, set up your profile, and then realized it was a bit slow and challenging to find your way around. The map never quite worked the way it should, and you maybe weren’t…

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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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Economic Impacts of Plastic (A-Z Series)

June 15, 2020

As industry looks to produce more plastic and expand fracking to do so… It’s imperative that we understand the economic costs. Not only to be prepared and protect ourselves, but to expose the false promise of prosperity through expanded plastic production. These promises hide the consequences to health, environment, and local communities whose economies are…

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Health Impacts of Plastic (A-Z Series)

June 3, 2020

If you live in the watershed of the great Ohio River, most of Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois, the future of your water and air is in the balance and now is the time to act. There are multiple proposed (and current) industrial threats in the region – all expanding the extraction…

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Lines Between Issues Fade ~ From the Gas Fields to the City, Black Lives Matter

June 2, 2020

The Halt the Harm network does this work because we love people. We love activists and the environment.  As a movement, we don’t shy away from hard and uncomfortable work.  Pollution and threats to people who we know and harms that will fall on those we don’t know anger us.  We believe in social change…

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Amity and Prosperity Now, a Discussion with Eliza Griswold

May 28, 2020

Join us for a discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and poet, Eliza Griswold, author of Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America. powered by Crowdcast A contributing writer to the New Yorker and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University, Eliza will be our guest for a conversation about…

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