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November 2018

2018 Shale and Public Health Conference

November 14, 2018 @ 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 2018 Shale and Public Health Conference will be held: Wednesday November 14, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (registration/sign-in at 8:30) The sixth annual Shale and 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 University of Pittsburgh’s University Club. Each year, the conference features presentations on the latest research regarding shale drilling and public health by academics and government researchers from…

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2018 Community Sentinel Award Reception

November 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, 107 6th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship

To honor environmental heroes working to address the harms of fracking, FracTracker Alliance created the Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship, now in its fourth year, to celebrate individuals whose noble actions exemplify the transformative power of caring, committed, and engaged people. In collaboration with a supportive lineup of sponsors and partners, the award is presented to multiple recipients at a festive reception before a group of fellow activists and others who champion a healthy, sustainable future. 2018 Award Winners…

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December 2018

24 Hours of Reality: Protect Our Planet, Protect Ourselves

December 3, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - December 4, 2018 @ 8:00 pm EST
24 hours of reality

Perhaps you already know this, but climate change has a devastating link to our health. From the effects of extreme heat, climate-related natural disasters, and air pollution to the spread of infectious diseases and the impact on food and water, there is no aspect of our individual and collective health that climate change won't touch. But there is good news: we can still act to lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce the damaging health effects of climate change. That's why…

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March 2019

2019 Watershed Congress

March 9, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Montgomery County Community College, 101 College Drive
Pottstown, PA 19422 United States
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Join us for the 2019 Watershed Congress, where FracTracker will be presenting on our free apps. The Watershed Congress, presented by Delaware Riverkeeper Network and partners, is an annual event that seeks to advance the best available information and techniques for protecting and restoring watersheds. The focus on networking across disciplines means that the Watershed Congress melds science, policy, and practical applications into one program. As a result, the annual Watershed Congress is a highly anticipated event for people interested…

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Fracking Concerns in & around Monroeville- and what you can do to help!

March 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15146 United States
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A map of SWD Wells in PA

Erica Jackson, Community Outreach & Communications Specialist at FracTracker, will be speaking at the Monroeville Public Library on March 3rd, 2019 about local and regional oil and gas issues. Plus, learn about a citizen science tool you can use to understand and document the risks of oil and gas development. Hope to see you there!

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Citizen Science Association Conference 2019

March 13, 2019 - March 17, 2019
Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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Calling all citizen scientists! FracTracker and Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project (EHP) will be presenting at the 2019 Citizen Science Association Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference will feature 5 days of workshops, symposiums, and field trips to highlight the work of organizations nationwide that are connecting the public with the natural world. FracTracker and EHP will be presenting a variety of tools that individuals are using to document the health impacts of oil and gas development in their…

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Cultivating a Greener Ohio River Valley

March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC-4
Community College of Beaver County, 1 Campus Dr
Monaca, 15061 United States
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What does a clean, green, future look like in the Ohio River Valley? What actions can you, as a member of the community, take part in to get there? How can you encourage and organize your friends and neighbors in the fight for a more just and healthy future? Join the Climate Speakers Network, PennFuture, FracTracker, and Clean Air Council for a day of presentations and workshops where you will learn about the petrochemical build out, the climate crisis, and…

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May 2019

WHO PAYS? New Reports on the Health and Economic Impacts of Fracking in Pennsylvania

May 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network, in partnership with FracTracker Alliance and ECONorthwest, is releasing two reports on the impacts of unconventional gas drilling in Pennsylvania – one on health and one on economics. These reports will be presented in a webinar and at public forums in May. All events are free and open to the public, and actions to address the issues will also be explored. Monday, May 13th 6:30-7:30 pm - Webinar, Delaware Riverkeeper Network, www.delawareriverkeeper.org. Register for the webinar…

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July 2019

Pennsylvania Health Check Up

July 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Erie County Medical Society Building, 1438 W 38th Street
Erie, PA
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This event is an opportunity for healthcare providers and interested members of the general public to learn about the health impacts of the unconventional gas development industry. Healthcare providers will be able to earn three CME hours. Light breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30 am. The speed learning sessions will be from 9:00 am until Noon. The event will also be live-streamed. https://www.psr.org/blog/event/pennsylvania-health-check-up-speed-learning-event/

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October 2019

2019 Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship

October 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center, 250 East End Avenue
Beaver, PA 15009 United States
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Event Details The 2019 Community Sentinel Award Reception to honor this year’s award recipients will be held on October 22ⁿᵈ, 2019 at the Beaver Station Cultural & Event Center in Beaver, PA. Congratulations to this year's Sentinel Award winners: Ron Gulla, Sharon Lavigne, Allie Rosenbluth, and Melissa Troutman. We are also honored to recognize the following two individuals posthumously for the Legacy of Heroes award:  Bill Hughes, and Ricky Allen Roles. The reception, which is being held opposite the nearby 2019 Shale Insight conference,…

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