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Environmental Forum Featuring Philadelphia City Council At-Large Candidates, April 24

Co-sponsored by Academy of Natural Sciences, PennFuture, Clean Air Council. Moderated by WHYY/StateImpact

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2019

There’s a crowded field of candidates running for Philadelphia City Council At-Large in the May 21 primary election. Major environmental issues impacting Philadelphians include climate change, stormwater management, sustainability and public transportation.


On Wednesday, April 24, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University and its partners will bring the issues to the fore with a free Academy Town Square environmental forum featuring the candidates running for City Council At-Large seats. Find out where each candidate stands on these hot-button issues that involve climate justice, flood control, air quality and more.


The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Academy, 19th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. There will be a question and answer period when the public can pose questions to the candidates. To register and ensure a seat, visit


The forum will be moderated by Susan Phillips, WHYY/StateImpact Pennsylvania award-winning energy and environment reporter. Co-sponsors are PennFuture and Clean Air Council.