Tag Archives: carbon emissions

[GBU] Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Sustainability Forum

Join Green Building United to hear from four Lehigh Valley mayors as they present on their accomplishments and  discuss  approaches towards sustainability in the Lehigh Valley. Hear about each community’s commitment to addressing carbon emissions, recycling initiatives, storm water management, and more, all in an effort to make the Lehigh Valley a healthy and livable place for residents and visitors. Governor Wolf challenged […]

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Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing)

The term ‘fracking’ comes from the process of fracturing the shale rocks in which natural gas is stored by forcing a mixture of water, chemicals, and sand inside the rock to crack it and release the gas. There is some evidence that it can pollute surrounding areas, but the health consequences and environmental impacts of fracking are still being studied. […]

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