Posted on May 5, 2015 by cleanairboard
American Lung Association’s 2015 “State of the Air” report suggests that local air quality has not improved. Southcentral Pennsylvania has dropped to 12th worst among metropolitan areas for particle pollution.
What does the data show? Come to our community meeting as we discuss the data behind the report. Is our air cleaner or dirtier?
The Clean Air Board will be meeting on May 7 at 7 pm at Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle PA
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Posted on August 22, 2014 by cleanairboard
EPA recently held public hearings on reducing the nation’s carbon emission from power plants by 30% by 2030. The Clean Air Board is sponsoring a forum to discuss the issues raised the EPA plan. Professor Michael Heiman (Dickinson College) will discuss the merits of the plan, followed by a panel discussion and questions and answers.
The talk will cover: How to Balance Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Equity. Why the Obama Administration Choose Direct Regulation to Address Carbon Emissions. What are Pennsylvania’s Options for Meeting the EPA’s Mandate? Professor Heiman will address the historic and current challenge in reducing carbon emissions to combat climate change. A panel of local experts will address the options Pennsylvania has to meet EPA’s targets.
Sept. 4, 7 pm. Dickinson College – Stafford Auditorium (Rector Science Complex), 301 W. Louther Street, Carlisle, PA
The community is invited. Parking is available across Louther Street by the Library.
To comment on the EPA rule, please follow this link: http://www2.epa.gov/carbon-pollution-standards/clean-power-plan-proposed-rule-comment-guide
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Posted on April 24, 2014 by cleanairboard
On March 25, 2014, Clean Air Board member Justina Wasicek talked to AAUW, Carlisle Branch, about local air quality. See and hear the talk. Air Quality 2014
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Posted on April 18, 2014 by cleanairboard
The Cumberland Conservation Collaborative is sponsoring a “Clean Cumberland Action Day” on Saturday, May 3 through public events being held throughout the County by its members. Clean up and restoration opportunities including multi-use rail trails, waterways, and the Appalachian Trail are planned and seeking active volunteer participation.
Saturday, May 3 is not the only day for volunteer action. Outdoor volunteer projects are being planned during the next several weeks. Here is a link to volunteer opportunities from the many organizations of the Cumberland Conservation Collaborative. Sign up for one now.
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Posted on January 14, 2014 by cleanairboard
On January 30, Dickinson College’s Clarke Forum will host a panel discussion on the complex array of environmental and economic-development issues surrounding the evolution of the Carlisle area as a major logistics center with the associated construction of mega-warehouses and the concentration of truck traffic.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Stern Center, Great Room, 7 p.m.
For more information go to:
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Posted on July 28, 2013 by cleanairboard
Please join us for a Clean Air Board community meeting Thursday evening, Aug. 1 at 7pm.
We will meet at Panera Bread in the Carlisle Commons, 40 Noble Boulevard, Carlisle, PA 17013
Bring your questions and concerns. Help us plan fall community events.
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Posted on March 4, 2013 by cleanairboard
“Looking Forward to Clean Air”
CAB will look at new developments under the federal Clean Air Act and under state regulations. Arleen Shulman, former air resources planning chief at the state Department of Environmental Protection will speak to the board.
This meeting will be held at the Second Presbyterian Church, 528 Garland Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013, on March 7, at 7 pm. Join us for a discussion of this important topic.
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