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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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The Issues with Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)

May 21, 2013
Tallahassee, Florida

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location:
Unitarian Universalist Church of Tallahassee, 2810 N. Meridian Road (just north of the intersection of John Knox and Meridian Rd on the West side of Meridian)

This presentation, hosted by Warren Brackmann, will show a video about the dangerous health and environmental problems caused by the fracking process. Dr. Ron Saff will be on hand to provide vital information and answer questions.

Hydraulic Fracturing poses an extremely serious problem that potentially threatens the well being of Florida residents and our environment.

The general public is encouraged to attend and participate!

Ron Saff, M.D., is a board certified internist and allergist-immunologist, and teaches medical students. He is a former Environment and Health Section columnist for the Tallahassee Democrat, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Florida Medical Association, and a member of the Physicians for Social Responsibility.  He has participated in Congressional briefings on coal ash regulation and is on the forefront of efforts to stop fracking in Florida.

Hosted by Warren Brackmann

Warren Brackmann, born in New York, lived in Virginia before moving to Canada as a teenager.  Earning a B.Sc degree from the University of Western Ontario in computer science, he worked for over thirty years in information technology in Canada and the U.S.  A co-director of Freethinkers' Forum, he is also president of the Tallahassee branch of the Center for Inquiry.

Action Alerts

  • Vote for clean air!

    Tell your U.S. Representative to vote against H.R. 806 which weakens delays implementation of the updated ozone rules by eight years and tries to dismantle the Clean Air Act.

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Resources

  • PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

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    On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

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