Tag Archives: environmental justice

Urge Gov. Wolf and PA General Assembly to Protect Racial Justice and Equity in Transition to More Efficient Economy

From Creation Justice Ministries (http://www.creationjustice.org/): Our nation is in the middle of a massive energy transition. It is up to us to ensure this transition benefits all people, rather than an elite few. There is a creation care ministry at the … Continue reading

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PA Revives Its Office of Environmental Justice

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-21/environment/pa-revives-its-office-of-environmental-justice/a48609-2 October 21, 2015 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window PITTSBURGH – The state Office of Environmental Justice finally is getting a new director, and fracking for natural gas will be on … Continue reading

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Overstudied and Underserved: Uses of the Law to Promote Healthy, Sustainable Urban Communities—October 6, Philadelphia

From the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia (http://www.pilcop.org):   Thursday, October 6th, 2011, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Arch Street Meeting House, 4th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA   …An in-depth look at legal and advocacy tools for protecting … Continue reading

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Mountaintop Removal Mining Documentary and Education Resource

From the National Council of Churches’ Eco-Justice Program (http://nccecojustice.org):    “The land is mine; with me you are but aliens and tenants.” Lev 25:23   God’s Creation is a gift and one that we are called to protect and to … Continue reading

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Ground for Hope—April 10-11, Philadelphia

From GreenFaith (http://greenfaith.org):   Imagine your congregation as an environmental leader.  Ground for Hope-Philadelphia – on April 10-11 – can make it happen.   Go to https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/greenfaith/event.jsp?event=110 register now.   Go to http://greenfaith.org/programs/ground-for-hope/ground-for-hope-philadelphia-event-schedule for a full event description and schedule. … Continue reading

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Marcellus Shale, Environmental Justice, and Air Quality—October 7, Carlisle

From the Clean Air Board of Central Pennsylvania (http://www.cleanairboard.org):   The next Clean Air Board community meeting will feature a talk on Marcellus Shale natural gas development, with a focus on environmental justice and air quality concerns. It will be held Thursday, … Continue reading

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Global Warming 2010: Experts and Heroes, Creating a Climate for Justice

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   Sunday, May 2, 2010 1:30 to 6:15 p.m. (Refreshments and check-in from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m.) August Wilson Center for African American Culture 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222   Experts on global warming are under … Continue reading

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Southwestern Pennsylvania Global Warming Conference: Creating a Climate for Justice—May 2, Pittsburgh

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org):   Sunday, May 2, 2010 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. (Refreshments and check-in from 1:30 to 1:45 p.m.)   August Wilson Center for African American Culture 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222   Admission, which includes refreshments, is … Continue reading

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Interfaith Environmental Symposium

Title: Interfaith Environmental Symposium Location: Wayne United Methodist Church, Wayne, PA Description: All members of the faith community are welcome, with workshops offered for environmental stewardship and justice committees, congregational “green teams,” educators, facilities managers, clergy, and finance committees. The … Continue reading

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