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Clean Air Speaking Events

OHIO

September 27, 2012

Special lecture by Dr. Alan Lockwood, author of The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health.  Hosted by Student PSR Chapter at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Time: Thursday, September 27 from 12-1:00pm
Location: Robbins Building, School of Medicine, 2109 Adelbert Rd Cleveland, OH. In room E301 on the 3rd Floor.

NEBRASKA

October 2, 2012   

Discussion by Dr. Alan Lockwood on Air Pollution, Coal and Human Health by Dr. Alan Lockwood.
Co-Sponsored Omaha PSR Chapter.

Time: Tuesday, October 2 from 7:30-9pm
Location:  First United Methodist Church, Room 112. 7020 Cass Street, Omaha

October 3, 2012

Grand round presentation by Dr. Alan Lockwood on “The Health Burden of Coal." Co-Sponsored by College of Public Health University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Time: Wednesday, October 3 from 12-1pm
Location: On campus (Southeast side) at Maurer College of Public Health Room 3013. 519 South 40 Plaza Circle, Omaha

IOWA

October 5, 2012

Panel discussion by Dr. Alan Lockwood at Global Health Studies Program conference “Energy & Health on a Sick Planet.”
Co-Sponsored by University of Iowa Global Health Studies Program.

Time: Friday, October 5 from 4:15 - 6:15pm
Location: Iowa Memorial Union 125 North Madison Street Iowa City, IA

The event is open to community members; please register in advance.

 VIRGINIA

October 1, 2012   

Press conference held by Chesapeake Climate Action Network as part of a week-long action to increase cleaner sources of energy in Virginia. Dr. Catherine Thomasson, PSR Executive Director, to speak on the health impacts of fossil fuels and the links to climate change and air pollution.

Time: Monday, October 1 from 11:30am
Location:  Kanawha Plaza, 8th Street and Canal St, Richmond, Va

For more information on the week of actions (Tuesday, Oct 2 to Saturday, Oct 6) please go here.

October 20, 2012

Panel discussion by Dr. Catherine Thomasson, PSR Executive Director, on clean air, climate change, and the importance of the EPA to our health.  Hosted by Virginia Conservation Network's annual Environmental Assembly, "Building for the 21st Century."

Time: Saturday, October 20 from 8:30am - 2:30pm
Location: Washington-Lee High School Commons, Arlington VA (1301 N. Stafford Street, Arlington VA 22201)

The event is open to the public; please register in advance.

PENNSLYVANIA

October 10, 2012

Dr. Alan Lockwood to speak about the impacts of coal fuel cycle on air pollution and human health, at Temple University School of Medicine. Sponsored by Student PSR Chapter at Temple University.

Time: Wednesday, October 10 from 12pm - 1:00pm
Location: In Room 305, at The Medical Education and Research building, located at 3500 N. Broad Street Philadelphia.

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