Nov 14: Construction, diesel, pollution, and health

Creating Healthier Campuses, Workplaces, and Communities by Minimizing Diesel Emissions

Construction activity is a part of our everyday lives.  Diesel construction equipment is essential to creating new structures for our students, employees, and the public.  But dirty equipment pollutes the air and creates hazardous conditions for workers and nearby communities.  The good news? Thencology and strategies exist and are being empoyed in many places to help minimize diesel pollutiaon and the health risks to your students, employees, and the general public.  Learn what your institution or company can do to minimize diesel pollution and create a healthier environment to live, work, and play in.

Our panel of local experts include representatives from Chatham University , Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Allegheny County Health Department, Sota Construction, PJ Dick, and Group Against Smog and Pollution.

8-9:30 a.m. at Chatham University's Eddy Theater (registration begins at 7:45).  Light breakfast fare will be provided.  For more information and to register, go to  Attendees are welcome to park in the JKM Library Lot.  

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