Fracking and Public Health

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fred Rogers Center
Event Type
Seminar
Contact
Cynthia Walter, Ph.D.
724-805-2329
Department
Biology

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 extraction.

 

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