Danger on the tracks: The risk of crude oil trains in Pittsburgh
Please join PublicSource for a panel discussion about the public concerns and safety plans for crude oil trains going through Pittsburgh. There will be a Q&A session at the end of the discussion, and refreshments will be served.
Ray DeMichiei - Pittsburgh’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, deputy director
Evan Endres - PennFuture Energy Center, project manager
Randy Sargent - Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab, senior systems scientist
Natasha Khan - PublicSource, environmental reporter
Sharon Walsh - PublicSource editor, panel moderator
In the meantime, you might like to check out these articles from the FracTracker Alliance:
Increasing Risk from Exploding Crude Trains
Oil Trains Passing Through Pittsburgh
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Porter Hall Room 100 at CMU (accessible from Frew Street).
$10, $5 for students, free for PublicSource members. Register online here.
Metered parking is available along Frew Street and Schenley Drive. Here is an interactive map of the Carnegie Mellon University Campus: http://www.cmu.edu/about/visit/campus-map-interactive. There will also be signs and people in the lobby of Porter Hall directing you to Room 100.