Dec 6: Fossil Fuel Challenges

Protecting Our Communities:  Environmental Challenges from Fossil Fuel Extraction in SWPA

• Find out from our elected representatives what’s going on in city, county, state and federal government to combat climate change and promote alternative sustainable energy and other environmental initiatives 
• Hear about local creative sustainability projects • Learn from experts about the threats from fossil fuels 
• Hear activists’ stories 
• Learn more about and get involved in the local environmental movement

Featuring 
Doug Shields, Food and Water Watch 
Matt Mehalik, PhD, The Breathe Project 
Joanne Martin, Re-Imagine Beaver County

Elected Leaders Committed to Speaking 
PA State Senator Jay Costa 
PA State Representative Dan Frankel 
PA State Representative-Elect Summer Lee 
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald 
Allegheny County Councilman Paul Klein 
Representation from the Office of Mayor William Peduto, City of Pittsburgh 
Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O’Connor 
Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Erika Strassburger 
Forest Hills Borough Councilwoman Patty De Marco

TABLING ORGANIZATIONS— GET INVOLVED AT THE EVENT!
350.org ACCAN (Allegheny County Clean Air Now), BCMAC (Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Community), Breathe Project, Clean Air Council, Communities First, Food & Water Watch, GASP (Group Against Smog and Pollution),d League of Women Voters, Mom’s Clean Air Force, Bend The Arc, No Petro PA, North Braddock Residents for Our Future, Our Children Our Earth, Sierra Club, Southwest PA Environmental Health Project, Sustainable Monroeville, PennFuture, Marcellus Outreach Butler, and Re-Imagine Butler County.

7-9 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (5738 Forbes Ave. 15217).  Please RSVPjccpgh.formstack.com/forms/environment .  For more information: Rabbi Ron Symons rsymons@jccpgh.org 412-339-5395.

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