Category Archives: Environment

PA Treasurer Rob McCord: PA Will Benefit from Embracing Clean Power

January 12, 2015 – Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service (PA) Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-12/energy-policy/state-official-pa-will-benefit-from-embracing-clean-power/a43925-1 Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – While the Environmental Protection Agencies proposal to curb carbon pollution may be a difficult pill for coal supporters to … Continue reading

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Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy Seeks Choptank Riverkeeper

Midshore RIVERKEEPER® Conservancy (MRC) is seeking a Riverkeeper for the Choptank River who is highly qualified, energetic, motivated, and committed, with a background in clean water advocacy, environmental science, or environmental management. THE ORGANIZATION Midshore RIVERKEEPER® Conservancy (MRC) is a non-profit … Continue reading

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Commit to Pray for Climate on Valentine’s Day

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): All of life depends on Earth’s climate. But like the air we breathe and the water we drink, we often take it for granted. And now, as global warming pollution builds up in the … Continue reading

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Clean Air Board Community Meeting—February 5, Carlisle

Come talk with us as Dr. Mort Rubenstein and Michael Mark discuss climate change and carbon!  At the Clean Air Board community meeting, Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle.

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Update on Health of Chesapeake Bay: Fragile

January 6, 2015 – Melinda Tuhus, Public News Service (PA) Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-01-06/environment/update-on-health-of-chesapeake-bay-fragile/a43814-1 Play Audio in Browser Window HARRISBURG, Pa. – The condition of Chesapeake Bay is still very fragile, according to a new report (http://www.cbf.org/news-media/newsroom/2015/01/05/state-of-the-bay-water-quality-improvements-offset-by-fisheries-declines) just released by the … Continue reading

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Interfaith Moral Action on Climate—January 15, Hershey

From Interfaith Moral Action on Climate (http://www.interfaithactiononclimatechange.org):  A Call to Action on Dr. King’s 86th Birthday Thursday, January 15, 2015 – 12:00 Noon At The Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033 “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We … Continue reading

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Ban Fracking on Public Lands

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Good news! Representative Mark Pocan (WI-2) recently introduced a national bill to ban fracking on all public lands — the strongest piece of federal legislation against fracking to date. Will you send a message … Continue reading

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Inaugurate a Stop to Fracking PA! Rally—January 20, Harrisburg

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): Join Gasland Director Josh Fox, Food & Water Watch and our new coalition, Pennsylvanians Against Fracking, as we rally at Tom Wolf’s Inauguration in Harrisburg! (http://act.foodandwaterwatch.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=115421) On January 20, Tom Wolf will be inaugurated as … Continue reading

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Caretakers of God’s Creation: A Discussion with Reverend Pat Watkins, UMC—November 20, Pittsburgh

From Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light (http://www.paipl.org): Open to all, but register at https://www.go-gba.org/event/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/register&id=274. The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of the Green Building Alliance, invites to you join Reverend Pat Watkins, a nationally recognized speaker, for a special … Continue reading

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Tell the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to Protect Our Water

From Earth Works (http://www.earthworksaction.org/): Urge the SRBC to revise their proposed rules on water and drilling at http://org.salsalabs.com/o/676/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16673. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is charged with protecting and managing water resources across Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland. As shale … Continue reading

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