Thursday, October 6, 2016

League Of Women Voters 2016 Shale & Public Health Conference Nov. 16 In Pittsburgh

The PA League of Women Voters and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will hold their 2016 Shale & Public Health Conference on November 16 at the University of Pittsburgh University Club, 123 University Place in Pittsburgh from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Among the highlights of the Conference is Brian Schwartz MD, of Johns Hopkins University and the Geisinger Center for Health Research, who will present the study on fracking and asthma recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Also speaking is Eduardo (Jay) Olaguer, PhD from Houston's Houston Advanced Research Center presenting research on benzene emissions from petrochemical plants, air quality and health in the Houston Ship Channel, and citizen air monitoring projects
A panel with two research studies on setback distances from drilling operations will also be part of the Conference.
For more information and to register, visit the 2016 Shale & Public Health Conference webpage or call 1-800-61-SHALE.
The League of Women Voters’ The Straight Scoop On Shale Drilling website also provides information on a variety of shale gas drilling related issues.

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