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Physicians for Social Responsibility, Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), Interfaith Power & Light, the NAACP and Environment Maryland are sponsoring Maryland’s first-ever statewide conference on fracking this weekend in Baltimore.Source: Baltimore Magazine
PSR is fighting climate change and promoting clean energy in Maryland. A special partnership between national PSR and the Chesapeake chapter brings a Climate and Health Organizer to the chapter to ramp up recruitment and education of health professionals for advocacy on climate change issues coming up in the state legislature.
A coalition of consumer groups including PSR is recommending the U.S. Department of Agriculture get tuna out of school lunchrooms after tests of canned tuna sold to schools found highly variable levels of mercury, in some cases higher than federal guidelines.Source: USA Today
College Park, MarylandCollege Park Offshore Wind Victory Party
Gather in College Park to celebrate the signing of Maryland's offshore wind power bill.
Baltimore, MarylandBaltimore Offshore Wind Victory Party
Gather in Baltimore to celebrate the signing of Maryland's offshore wind power bill.
Baltimore, MarylandFilm Screening: Eight Men Out
Chesapeake Bay Area PSR co-sponsors this screening as part of the Film & Social Consciousness DVD Series. Discussion to follow.