Fracking and Public Health
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fred Rogers Center
Cynthia Walter, Ph.D.
Saint Vincent College’s student Environmental Awareness
Club will host its first event on the issue of extraction of shale gas and its
impacts on public health and the environment at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 at the
Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent. Admission is free and
open to the public; no pre-registration is required.
Fracking and Your Health: Public Health Perspectives will
be presented by Greensburg physician Dr. Ralph Miranda who will moderate a
panel discussion featuring Nadia Steinzor of Earth Works, Raina Rippel of
Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project and Linda Headley, a leased
landowner from Fayette County.
The speakers will address impacts of fracking and how citizens can protect
themselves by limiting the pathways of exposure associated with shale gas