Presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania’s “Straight Scoop on Shale” initiative and hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health. As in previous years, this year’s conference will feature important new research on shale and public health impacts. The event is free but there is a $14 charge for lunch.
Justin Nobel, journalist, for Rolling Stone and other publications, on radioactive waste
Nicole Deziel, PhD MHS, principal investigator for the Yale Drinking WATER study
Tara McAlexander, Johns Hopkins PhD candidate, results from research on unconventional natural gas development, heart failure hospitalizations, and the BNP biomarker
Michael McCawley, PhD, of West Virginia University, on compressor station emissions and health