Don’t miss out: Presentation on health impacts of oil and gas drilling today at Noon. Presentations included.

A reminder about a great learning opportunity available today at Noon. Three experts will be describing the state of the science on the health implications of fracking.The event is offered by the Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE), a nonpartisan organization with a mission of strengthening the science dialogue on environmental factors impacting human health.

It’s a one-hour conference call, with some time for Q&A at the end. You can register by clicking here:

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This event should be outstanding whether you’ve been studying the health impacts of drilling for a long time or if you’re a novice just starting to find out about drilling and health. You can find out more about the event and the presenters here.

CHE has posted the presentations online. If you’re attending you may want to review the slides beforehand, or if you can’t attend you may want to have a look anyway. Download presentations by clicking on the graphics below:

Dr. Detlev Helmig will be speaking on Air  Quality Impacts of Oil and Gas Devleopment. Much of his talk relates to his study on the Uintah Basin in Utah, which we reported on last week.

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Dr. Michelle Bamberger will be talking about her work on “Health Impacts of Unconventional Fossil Fuel Extraction”, the basis for her book The Real Cost of Fracking: How America’s Shale-Gas Boom is Threatening our Families, Pets and Food.

You can download her presentation here:

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Dr. David Brown will be discussing “Unconventional Natural Gas Drilling and Health: What Needs to be Looked at Next”. Download here:

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This is not a political blog and we don’t usually endorse candidates, but you should not miss the opportunity to vote for Mike Wheat for another term on the Montana Supreme Court. To find out why, click here.

About davidjkatz

The Moses family has lived on the Stillwater River since 1974, when George and Lucile Moses retired and moved to the Beehive from the Twin Cities. They’re gone now, but their four daughters (pictured at left, on the Beehive) and their families continue to spend time there, and have grown to love the area. This blog started as an email chain to keep the family informed about the threat of increased fracking activity in the area, but the desire to inform and get involved led to the creation of this blog.
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3 Responses to Don’t miss out: Presentation on health impacts of oil and gas drilling today at Noon. Presentations included.

  1. summermuth says:

    Oops – it was at 11:00 am! ~ Deb

  2. Voting MATTERS, and thank goodness Wheat prevailed so citizens can have the leverage they need to protect their rights, considering how the legislature is still GOP controlled, and you can be sure it will be a VERY TOUGH fight to get reform of the Board of Oil and Gas, as they and the Wilks/Koch Brothers considering the Montana legislture ‘their’ wholly owned subsidiaries…!


    Here’s your Carbon County results and Nobody ran against Tucker, so that’s what happens and ya’ll better hope he listens and protects property, water and surface rights of all citizens, and not
    be a tool of ECA and others. Thank goodness Justice Wheat is re-elected and provides the judicial body to help citizens.

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