Make a difference in the challenge to confront climate change, promote clean safe energy, and prevent the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Celebrate Nuclear Abolition Day by contacting Secretary of State John Kerry.
PSR-Chesapeake helped launch legislation in Maryland to allow health professionals to learn what chemicals are used in hydraulic fracturing. A Maryland newspaper penned a highly supportive editorial.Source: Frederick News-Post
A letter to the editor from Chesapeake PSR Director Tim Whitehouse on dangerous pollution from coal-fired power plants in Maryland.Source: The Gazette
Chesapeake PSR has recommended that the authors of a state-commissioned report on the health impacts of natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale develop a new statement of purpose; that the report contain a separate section or appendix with information on the chemicals used in the HVHF process; and that report contain a separate section on the limitations of the report.
Baltimore, MarylandHealth Impact Assessment Workshop
The Maryland Environmental Health Network, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, Maryland Nonprofits, and the Alliance of Nurses for a Healthy Environment are offering a workshop on Health Impact Assessment as a tool for policy-making and environmental health advocacy.
McHenry, MarylandPublic Meeting on Health and Hydraulic Fracturing in Maryland
The Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health will present its final report on health and hydraulic fracturing in Western Maryland. Garrett College Auditorium, 2:00-4:30.
Baltimore, MarylandEnvironmental Health Meet Up
Meet Up with those concerned about toxics and the environment. Hosted by Chesapeake PSR, Maryland PIRG, and the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. Joe Squared, 133 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 5:00-7:30pm