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Fracking and Personal Pollution – FracturedUSA

March 1, 2021

Do you or a loved one live near fracking operations? Do you know what’s in the air and water, and what may be migrating into your body – or the body of your children? Join EHS director Douglas Fischer, reporter Kristina Marusic for a brief presentation about their latest report, Fractured. Learn about the report’s…

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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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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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