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Author Archives: Peter Crownfield
Each summer, we offer 2 or 3 internships, usually focusing on a specific issue or project with a team of students from different colleges. These are unpaid, but they are generally structured to require <15 hrs/wk so students so students can still hold … more
Two trains carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire this week: one in rural Ontario on the 14th, and one in Fayette County WV on Monday the 16th. The Ontario fires were still burning on Monday. Each tank car carries … more
Remember a couple of years ago, when the state was compiling ‘intelligence’ about anti-fracking activists and environmentalists and then sharing it with the industry and using it to intimidate those opposed to fracking? Not much has changed, as a February 2 … more
Note: An expanded & updated post on synthetic turf has been added to to the Focus On… section as an Open Letter to Anyone Considering Synthetic Turf. This post is prompted by an article in the Express-Times reporting that the Bethlehem … more
Trainloads of crude oil from the Bakken shale in ND do pass through the Valley — and these trains travel through the center of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, often right next to the Lehigh River. This raises major safety concerns and … more
People in the U.S. and around the world use billions of plastic containers, utensils, & bags every year. Do we really need these ‘conveniences’? The processes of manufacturing styrene & styrene foam releases thousands of tons of ozone into the … more
On Thursday, November 20, Nurture Nature Center held a program on ‘Pipeline Science: Environmental Considerations for Communities’. Presentations by Dr. Dru Germanoski, Professor of Geology at Lafayette College, and Mark Gallagher, consultant with Princeton Hydro, outlined the risks presented by … more
A few resources for those with a real interest in education, learning, and schools—but note that these are only a few of the many resources we have! A School Centered on Children & Learning — the Prospect School The Bigness … more
Following is a list of fact sheets developed while exploring recommendations for action under the Climate and Sustainability Commitment adopted by the Bethlehem Area School District. Each fact sheet contains a description of the topic or proposal, information on its … more
To whom it may concern: I am concerned by the willingness of the Historic Conservation Commission to approve development that is not appropriate for SouthSide Bethlehem. This letter is prompted by proposals to build in the area bounded by Third, … more