Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In August 2016, Shell announced plans for the “Falcon Ethane Pipeline System,” a 97-mile pipeline network intended to feed Shell’s ethane cracker facility in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. In response to available data, FracTracker launched the Falcon Public EIA Project in January of 2018 to unearth the environmental and public health […]
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About Erica Jackson
Community Outreach and Communications Specialist
Erica supports FracTracker’s communication and outreach activities. Through FracTracker’s website, social media platforms, and outreach programs, Erica engages the public in issues surrounding oil and gas development. Her work focuses on industry in the Ohio River corridor and is in partnership with other organizations in the region dedicated to fighting fossil fuel harms.
Erica received a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. During her undergraduate career, she completed research on environmental justice concerns regarding Pittsburgh’s air quality, and continued to research the region’s air as a fellow within Pitt’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities. She has also held various environmental education positions in Pittsburgh, California, and Alaska, and enjoys engaging people with their outdoor surroundings.
In her free time, Erica likes to explore the outdoors with friends or stay inside painting and crafting.
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For many cities in the Eastern U.S., flash flood warnings and road closings characterized the summer of 2018. Now, hurricane season is upon us. It’s been the wettest summer to date for Williamsport PA, Luray VA, and Baltimore MD. Several places set records for the wettest “year-through-August,” including Harrisburg PA and Wilmington NC. Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh are just two […]