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Drilling Down: A Conference on Fracking Risks and Action in Maryland
December 8, 2012
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: University of Baltimore, Langsdale Auditorium, corner of Maryland Ave. & West Oliver St. Use the entrance on West Oliver St.
Registration: $20, including lunch. Register here.
Chesapeake PSR, national PSR and Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) are hosting a statewide fracking conference on December 8, 2012 at the University of Baltimore. Concerned citizens, environmental activists and health professionals from all across the state will come together to learn about the impacts of fracking and what they can do to protect Maryland from this risky and dangerous practice. Guest speakers will include people directly impacted by fracking in their communities as well as health professionals and climate experts.
Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director, PSR National
Walter Tsou, MD, MPH, Philadelphia PSR
Poune Saberi, MD, Philadelphia PSR
Barbara Gottlieb, Director of Environment & Health, PSR National
Presentation on Fracking Health Myths:
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Water contamination from hydraulic fracturing is discussed by Poune Saberi, MD, board member of Philadelphia PSR.
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Nukebusters Short Film Awards
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