Aug 27: Marcellus panel with CHEC at Pitt

Marcellus Shale -- What Do We Need To Know? Join the Center for Healthy Environments and Communities for a panel discussion exploring the serious potential environmental & public health concerns which surround the gas extraction process used in the Marcellus Shale, the sedimentary rock formation underlying significant portions of PA, NY, & WV. Speakers: Conrad Dan Volz, DrPH, MPH; Charles Christen, DrPH, MEd; & Samantha Malone, MPH, CPH.

This panel discussion will address the following topics:

  • Conceptual Site Modeling
  • Potential human exposure pathways to water & air contaminants
  • Behavioral & community health concerns
  • Public health preparedness related to gas industry operations
  • FracTracker - Blog & Data Tool

1:30 - 3 p.m. at the G32 Auditorium in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto St. in Oakland). Contact CHEC for more information.

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