Environmental Challenges from Fossil Fuel Extraction

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh • 5738 Forbes Avenue • Pittsburgh PA 15217 Levinson Hall • ENTER ON FORBES AVENUE

December 6, 2018

7-9 pm

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’Conner
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 and Water Watch
GASP (Group Against Smog and Pollution)
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
Penn Future
Marcellus Outreach Butler
Re-Imagine Butler County

RSVP: jccpgh.formstack.com/forms/environment
For more information:
Rabbi Ron Symons [email protected]
412-339-5395.

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