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July 2017

You Can’t Drink Money – Defending Water Presentations

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
East Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 10848 Chillicothe Rd.
Kirtland, OH United States
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8th Annual Choose Clean Water Conference feature image

When called on, FaCT assists concerned citizens in communities seeking to defend their water, air, and soil and the health and safety of their residents through the use of such tools as a community bill of rights. You Can't Drink Money includes lunch, fellowship, and two presentations on water protection. Schedule - Lunch and fellowship - Blessing of the Waters observance - Presentations Blessing of the Waters Please, bring a small container of water from where you live or have…

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Frac Sand Mining Webinar

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Chieftain Sands - Chetek WI Mine North

Fracking’s Hidden Connection to America’s Breadbasket Of those familiar with fracking, many are not as familiar with frac sand mining - the process by which industry removes, excavates, and processes silica sand for hydraulic fracturing across the country. Much of this activity is concentrated in the Midwest region of the U.S. and, consequently, impacts farmers and landowners in that region. Join Halt the Harm for a frac sand mining webinar to learn from Concerned Chippewa Citizens, a dairy farmer and impacted landowner,…

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The First Annual Energy Impacts Symposium 

July 26 - July 27
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Conference Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr
Columbus, OH 43221 United States
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Energy Impacts Symposium logo

The 2017 Energy Impacts Symposium – the first multi-disciplinary, multi-energy conference of its kind – will provide a forum for energy-related social science experts to present, collaborate, and review research from across energy regimes. The two-day conference will bring together researchers to present research findings, exhibit posters, engage in panel discussions, and network, with specific events and opportunities targeting underrepresented groups, new researchers, and students. We invite participation from sociologists, geographers, political scientists, economists, anthropologists, practitioners, and other interested parties…

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August 2017

Building Your Network – Online Tools to Find Allies, Partnerships, & Connect with Stakeholders

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Webinar Description Learn about two valuable (and free!) online tools that allow you to connect with the right people and build your network: FracTracker’s Alliance Map shows the location of organizations working on oil and gas issues. The leader directory provided by Halt the Harm Network allows you to search hundreds of profiles by interest, skill, and location. In this 30 minute, hands on webinar and Q&A you’ll learn: The benefits of having your organization, or profile, in these directories. How…

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September 2017

Clean Energy for All: Access and Equity in New York’s Clean Energy Transition

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT
Law office of Patterson Belknap Webb and Tyler LLP, 1133 6th Ave
New York, NY 10036 United States
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Clean Energy for All poster

E2, ACE NY, NRDC & NYCP would like to invite you to a panel discussion as part of NYC Climate Week 2017: Clean Energy for All: Access and Equity in New York's Clean Energy Transition and debut of E2's Clean Energy Map. Learn more and register Clean Energy for All Agenda: INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: John Rhodes, Chairman (Public Service Commission), and Anne Reynolds, Executive Director (ACE NY) PRESENTATION of CLEAN ENERGY MAP: Karen Edelstein (FracTracker Alliance) - The Clean Energy Map will…

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October 2017

Injection Wells 101 – Finding A Place For Our Fracking Waste

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Northeast Ohio Class II injection wells taken via FracTracker's mobile app, May 2015

Join FracTracker Alliance, the Southwest PA Environmental Health Project, and Halt the Harm Network for an Injection Wells 101 webinar on Thursday, October 5th at 6:30 PM EDT to learn more about injection wells. For many of the U.S. states with oil and gas operations, eliminating flowback waste is a necessary operation. As recycling is not a frequently used option, injection wells are the preferred option of the fracking industry. With more of these sites being developed across the nation, many…

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2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference

October 12 - October 13
National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443 United States
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2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference logo

Save The Date - The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference will take place October 12-13 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. The conference is a collaborative effort of the Delaware Water Resources Center at the University of Delaware, Pennsylvania Water Resources Research Center at Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Water Resources Research Center at Virginia Tech, and the West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia University. As of January 26, 2017, the conference planning committee is accepting abstracts for the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Water Resources Conference. To submit…

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November 2017

2017 Shale & Public Health Conference

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
University of Pittsburgh University Club, 123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 United States
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Stock image for workshops, used for 2017 Shale Network workshop

The fifth annual Shale & Public Health Conference is presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health at the Pitt University Club. The event will be held on November 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration/sign-in will begin at 8:30. The conference itself is free, though there is an option to purchase a buffet lunch for $14. Among the featured speakers is Dr.…

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2017 Community Sentinel Award Reception

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, 15219 United States
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Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship

About the Award The impacts of the oil and gas industry are expanding across the United States. Thousands of volunteers work in their communities and cherished places to document, limit, and prevent harms caused by oil and gas development. The Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship honors the efforts of three of these tireless sentinels each year. Learn more about the award Reception Details This year’s recipients are Ranjana Bhandari of Arlington, Texas; Frank Finan of Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania; and Ray…

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Brookfield Panel Discussion: Fracking Waste Injection Wells

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
Brookfield Fire Hall, 774 State Route 7 NE
Brookfield, OH 44403 United States
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Pipe used to unload tanker trucks into Mosher class II well in Morrow County, OH. Source: Ted Auch, The FracTracker Alliance

Concerned Brookfield citizens and groups will hold a town hall-style, panel discussion meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7 PM to 9:30 PM at the Brookfield Fire Hall to provide information and to let the community voice their concerns and suggestions regarding five proposed fracking waste injection wells. It is free to attend the Brookfield Panel Discussion, and it is open to the public. Groups helping to coordinate the meeting are Frackfree America National Coalition based in Youngstown, Buckeye Environmental Network,…

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