A night of history, art, food, community and the sharing of stories inspired by the river and the people who live along its shore. A showcase of various performers and speakers will shed light on the complex and rich history of Kingsessing and Southwest Philadelphia. Sample some of Southwest’s finest flavors provided by local vendors and enjoy a relaxing evening by the water’s edge.
- FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!
- RAIN OR SHINE! We’ll be in the Barn and Coach House if it’s raini
We had the pleasure of coordinating environmental organizing trainings for high school students at Highland Park High in New Jersey part of the annual student-run EcoFest that takes place! Our trainer Alex Lotorto created an exercise where the students drew their ideal communities quickly followed by Halliburton coming in with its fracking infrastructure to destroy them. What did the students do?... They powerfully fought back hard to regain local control. Thanks to Alex for
Water Ways is a series of illustrations telling the story of how the natural gas industry impacts ecosystems, politics, communities, water, and resistance in so-called Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the surrounding area. To date. a large 13' x 10' display print is available for guided, interactive presentations and 27" x 39" posters are available for donation accompanied by a narrative booklet that will guide you through the story. Project website: https://www.thewaterways.org/
ETP/Sunoco Logistics is polluting Pennsylvania waterways with clay and undisclosed chemicals. 3 spill incidents (May 3rd, 4th, 10th) in the past two weeks with a reported almost 600 gallons of lubricant leakage! And this is only in construction of a pipeline, not even in operation. See article: http://www.delcotimes.com/article/DC/20170517/NEWS/170519634 Leaks of drilling fluid are commonplace in Sunoco/Energy Transfer Partners operations. The first of the latest spills was i