of Chester County, PA
Focusing on the unique environmental challenges and opportunities in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
And maybe we'll go out for pizza after, if anyone is up for it.
|Apr - Several Land Ethic events|
|May - GMO-Free PA - Annmarie Cantrell|
|Jun - Time Banking - Alan Wright|
|Jul - open|
|Aug - open|
|Sep - Artisans Exchange|
|Oct - Fall Banquet|
|Nov - open|
|Dec - Holiday Party|
Mar – Chasing Ice viewing
Apr – Conscientious Hike (4/26)
Apr – promote Sand County Almanac reading at Longwood
Apr – Earth Day highway cleanup
Apr – Earth Day Fair(s) tabling
Aug - social event at Wyebrook Farm
Aug - field trip to a permaculture farm
Sep – hike
Oct – Fall Banquet
Pipelines in Chester County
High density housing in W Bradford – Embreeville Hospital site
The audience of approximately 100 represented people from the Chester County area as well as those traveling from Bucks, Berks, Lancaster, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. Some of the organizations giving testimony were Phila. Clean Air Council, Berks Gas Truth, Penn Future and the Pipeline Safety Coalition. The natural gas industry presented testimony from the Association of Petroleum Industries of PA and the Outreach Coordinator for the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Read more on Protect
UPDATE - PennEnvironment is organizing a comment site to tell the DEP to ban the use of fracking waste pits. Click here.
The iMatter Youth Movement is a group of kids (with legal representation) taking legal action against state and federal governments to push for reductions in the use of fossil fuels. How great is that? Read about the status of 18 yr old Ashley Funk's rulemaking petition to the PA Env Control Board and the iMatter suite against the federal government.
No Program This Month
but there is a lot of other stuff going on this month that the SCofCC is involved in.
See below for above