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2018 Shale & Public Health Conference

Filed in Conference by on July 10, 2018
2018 Shale & Public Health Conference

The sixth annual Shale & Public Health conference will be held   Wednesday November 14, 2018  from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (registration/sign-in at 8:30) This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.  Register The conference is presented by the League […]

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Where Plastic Ends Up – An International Perspective on Plastics

Filed in Conference, News by on May 7, 2018
Where Plastic Ends Up – An International Perspective on Plastics

Two special opportunities to hear about what happens to the plastics we manufacture, and throw away took place on May 22 &23, 2018 International Plastics Delegation Tour featuring: Jed Alegado – Break Free from Plastic, Manilla Lakshmi Narayan – Waste Pickers Union, India Myrna Dominguez – PANGISDA (Fishing organization), Philippines Event Co-sponsors: Allegheny County Clean […]

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2017 Conference Videos

Filed in Conference by on December 2, 2017
2017 Conference Videos

Shale and Public Health Welcome: Susan Carthy, President of Pennsylvania League of Women Voters Panel on Health Registries: Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas Development (UONGD) Health Complaint Registry Stephanie Hasanali, PhD, Research Contractor, PA Dept. of Health Jill Kriesky PhD, Associate Director, SWPA -Environmental Health Project Jimmy Cracked Ethane and We Do Care Walther Tsou […]

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2017 THRIVE: Sustainable Economy Summit

Filed in News by on June 5, 2017
2017 THRIVE: Sustainable Economy Summit

was held on April 21, 2017 at the Rustic Lodge in Indiana PA. Presented by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania. In collaboration with League of Women Voters of Indiana County, Center for Community Growth, Evergreen Conservancy, IUP Sustainability Studies Program, Indiana County Office of Planning & Development. Speakers Bios Program: The Sustainable Economy […]

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SHALE WASTE DISPOSAL Forum: Modernizing Policy

Filed in News by on October 17, 2016
SHALE WASTE DISPOSAL Forum: Modernizing Policy

Was held on October 26, 2016 at CAL U at Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA. The free and public event, organized by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania, started with a reception followed by an expert panel. Journalist David Singer was the moderator and panelists included: Nadia Steinzor, Eastern Program Coordinator of the Oil & […]

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THRIVE: Sustainable Energy, Jobs & Economic Development Symposium

Filed in News by on June 2, 2016
THRIVE: Sustainable Energy, Jobs & Economic Development Symposium

Held on May 19, 2016 at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh. Download Program (pdf) Download Agenda (pdf) The symposium included a tour of the EIC, which is a green renovation of the former Connelley trade high school. The tour was guided by Penn State Center Pittsburgh’s Cindy Hasenjager. There was also a small group […]

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