Public meeting: "How About those Crackers?"

March 22, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thomas Merton Center - EcoJustice Working Group
Thomas Merton Center
5125 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
United States

Come learn about the danger and what you can do to prevent the proposed massive petrochemical hub threatening our air, land and water.

The Breathe Project, and a panel of dedicated activists, including:

  • Rev. John Creasy, pastor of the Open Door Church- Garfield, permaculture teacher and farmer at Garfield Community Farm, Board Member of Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light, and the Pittsburgh Presbytery Peacemaking Team.
  • Terrie Baumgardner, Climate Reality Volunteer and member of the Citizens To Protect the Ambridge Reservoir where the encroachment of Shell’s Falcon Pipeline threatens the watershed of this pristine reservoir.
  • Nora Johnson, Climate Reality Volunteer, Earth Care Team- Sixth Presbyterian Church as well as a Pittsburgh member of Citizens to Protect the Ambridge Reservoir.


  • How will our city be impacted by the proposed upwind petrchemical plants?
  • Can we afford to accept Allegheny County’s rank in the top 1% of cancer rates?
  • What can we do to prevent the proposed plants?
  • What can we do to to prevent the supporting infrastructure from threatening our air and water?