Make a difference in the challenge to confront climate change, promote clean safe energy, and prevent the development and use of nuclear weapons.
When natural gas and oil are extracted, methane -- a potent greenhouse gas -- leaks into the atmosphere from the wells, compressors, pipes and other infrastructure. Tell EPA to regulate methane now!
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.
Chesapeake PSR supports preliminary draft regulations in Maryland on nitrogen oxide emission limitations from coal-fired power plants that require that these plants operate state-of-the art controls commensurate with historically demonstrated efficiencies.
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.Source: Baltimore Sun
Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Hiroshima Commemoration
For the 30th year, the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee will remember the atomic bombings of Japan on August 6 & 9, 1945, which killed more than 200,000 people.
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.