Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Carnegie Science Center Webinar Feb. 23: Ohio/PA Train Derailment; Submit Your Questions

The train derailment in East Palestine, OH, on February 3 has left many Ohio and Pennsylvania residents concerned and confused about the incident’s impact on health, drinking water, and the environment. 

Information — and misinformation — about the situation is easy to come by, but how serious is it and should you be worried? 

Join the Carnegie Science Center for a conversation with experts in public health, environmental health, and chemistry inspired by your questions on February 23 at 7:00 p.m..

Click Here to submit your questions.

The featured presenters will be--

-- Dr. James Fabisiak, PhD, Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh

-- Dr. Peng Gao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh

-- Dr. Juliane Beier, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center

Click Here to register for this free event.

Related Articles:

-- Gov. Shapiro Lays Out Serious Concerns Regarding Norfolk Southern’s Incident Management After Meeting With Beaver County Officials  [PaEN - 2.14.23]

-- Gov. Shapiro Announces Pennsylvania Will Conduct Independent Water Sampling Following Ohio/PA Train Derailment  [PaEN - 1.16.23]

-- PA Agriculture On Ohio/PA Train Derailment Impacts: 2 Reports Of Horses Affected By Smoke Immediately Following Controlled Burn; No Reports Of Livestock, Domestic Animal Health Symptoms After [PaEN - 2.18.23]

-- ​​DEP Provides Update On Actions Monitoring Air, Water For Impacts From Ohio/PA Train Derailment  [PaEN - 2.20.23]

-- Feb. 21: Gov. Shapiro Visits Ohio/EPA Train Derailment Site; Beaver County To Give Update Hear More From Residents; Case Referred To AG For Criminal Investigation  [PaEN - 2.21.23]

-- Two PA Senate Committees To Hold Hearings On Ohio/PA Train Derailment: Emergency Preparedness- Feb. 23; Transportation- Feb. 27 - Public Invited To Submit Questions  To Transportation [PaEN - 2.17.23]

[Posted: February 22, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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