PRP-PCM Implementation and Tracking Workshop

Register here FREE Still figuring out projects to implement to meet Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) requirements? Built a Best Management Practice (BMP), but wondering what to report? Have Pollutant Control Measures (PCMs) requirements that need attention? Come learn more about PRP/PCM management at Southwestern PA Commission’s Water Resource Center’s May workshops. Presented by: Mike LaSala, […]

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Cafe Sci: Straw Forward

Doors 6 pm; Event 7-9 pm FREE Register here Please join us for an insightful panel discussion at Carnegie Science Center’s Café Sci! Learn more about the larger issue of plastic pollution and go behind the scenes with the team that created the art installation, Straw Forward. Straw Forward is a collaborative effort of restaurants, businesses, […]

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SCDN Webinar: Urban Agriculture – From Vacant Properties to Green Space

Register Here FREE The presence of vacant properties is a challenge that municipalities face every day, but these spaces can be utilized to benefit the community in several ways: returning properties to the tax rolls, improving community engagement, fostering economic development, and combating food insecurity. Interest in urban agriculture and community gardening has seen a major resurgence […]

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Nicaraguan Coffee Tasting with Cooperative Aldea Global

Taste the coffee and meet the leaders and farmers behind the internationally recognized Nicaraguan coffee cooperative, Aldea Global, during an interactive tasting and light reception. Social impact investor Oikocredit is teaming up with Building New Hope, a Pittsburgh based non-profit who collaborates with Central Americans to build sustainable livelihoods, to introduce you to the delicious […]

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Making the Connection: Manganese Exposure and Children’s IQ

Manganese is an essential additive in the steel making process, with as much as 90% of manganese consumption worldwide being used by the steel industry alone. Throughout this process stray manganese particles escape into the air. These particles are related to a variety of adverse health effects, and are especially harmful to the central nervous […]

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FREE Downstream screening

Pennsylvania’s endangered watersheds is the focus of “Downstream,” a half-hour documentary produced by Point Park University’s School of Communication Environmental Journalism program, in association with WQED Multimedia, and made possible through a grant from Heinz Endowments. Join the group from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 for a premiere screening event of the film followed […]

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