Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network Hosts Regional Water We Share Forum Feb. 28 In Bethlehem

The Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, PennFuture, and the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network are hosting a regional community forum-- The Water We Share: Protecting Water Quality in Bethlehem on February 28.
The Forum will held at Northampton Community College, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E 3rd Street, Room 605 in Bethlehem from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Forum will highlight broad water quality issues affecting the Delaware River Watershed and explore their local impacts in the Lehigh Valley.
Participants will hear from a panel of regional and local stakeholders in state government, nonprofits, and business that will discuss the most significant issues threatening the area’s drinking water including stormwater runoff, industrial development, legacy pollutants, fracking, and biosolids.
The Forum will also cover how we got here, how our communities are affected, solutions to mitigate these issues, and what residents can do to help.
Panel speakers will be announced shortly. Local environmental organizations are being invited to have outreach tables from 6:00 - 6:30 pm. The panel discussion will start promptly at 6:30 pm.
This event is free, but registration is required.  To register, or for more details, visit The Water We Share: Protecting Water Quality in the Lehigh Valley registration page on the Sierra Club PA's website.
For more information on programs, initiatives, and upcoming events with the host organizations, visit the Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, PennFuture and the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network websites.

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