Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
For items toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive.
May 15 9am-3pm, 4800 Parkside Ave.
COVID protocols require pre-registration and scheduling an appointment
Visit philadelphiastreets.com/hazardous-waste/ for list of acceptable household waste and pre-registration
Opposing Chester Poor Environmental Conditions
To oppose the privatization of the Delcora sewage sludge and industrial waste incinerator:
Best done by end of Tuesday 5/11
Working on the water permit
EPA Second National Environmental Justice Community Engagement Call
May 19 2-4pm EST
The purpose is to inform the community and other stakeholders about EPA’s environmental Justice (EJ) work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with EJ advocates.
For more information:
Email Robinson.Victoria@epa.gov or Motilall.Christina@epa.gov
Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) – Gas Commission Town Hall
Tuesday May 11 10 am
Arranged by the Philadelphia Office of Sustainability
The time to register to testify live is over.
Written testimony materials can be submitted through Friday May 28, although early submission is encouraged to allow time for review. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to observe the Town Hall: Gas Commission website
Link to view draft materials: View Draft Materials
Science Magazine Article on Declining Discount Rate of Social Cost of Carbon
Article title: Determining Benefits and Costs for Future Generations
Authors: K. Arrow, M. Cropper, C. Gollier, B. Groom, G. Heal, R. Newell, W. Nordhaus, R. Pindyck, W. Pizer, P. Portney, T. Sterner, R.S.J. Tol, M. Weitzman
In Science, Vol. 341, July 26, 2013, p. 349-350
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4:00-5:00 PM ET, May 21, 2021 on your radio at WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in NW Philadelphia
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Planet Philadelphia is also aired on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU,
Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM.
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Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our shared environment aired 4:00-5:00 PM EST the first and third Friday a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and/or at gtownradio.com. Also on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU, Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM.
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