Health Effects of Hydraulic Fracturing Symposium - Philadelphia
Delaware Valley Grantmakers and The College of Physicians of Pennsylvania are pleased to present this symposium which will offer insights and expand the discussion on the potential human and environmental risks and implications of shale gas development.
The program will feature a presentation by Robert E. Oswald, PhD and Michelle Bamberger, DVM, on their recently published article, "Impacts of Gas Drilling on Animal and Human Health,” as well as a panel discussion with Raina Rippel of the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project and David Carey, PhD, Director of Geisinger Health System's Weis Center for Research. Ms. Rippel will offer perspectives on what the project has learned so far about the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania, while Dr. Carey will discuss how Geisinger is using data to help understand the health effects of these activities in the communities it serves. Additional presenters to be announced.
This event will be open to DVG members as well as the general public. Register: http://phfracking-eorg.eventbrite.com/