Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Time: 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Maryland Environmental Health Network, Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, & the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments will host a symposium to address what is known about whether hydraulic fracturing can be done safely in Maryland. Health, science, and policy experts will comment on Maryland's public health study on hydraulic fracturing and provide recommendations on how to address health and environmental risks. Registered attendees will be sent location information & suggested reading(s) several weeks before the event. Click here to register.
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