Navigation Links
Fracking and Health Impact Assessments -- IOM hosts workshop April 30 and May 1
Date:4/20/2012

Public health was not part of the initial discussions about shale gas extraction and as a result there is little information about any health impacts of the technologies and process.

At a two-day workshop, the Institute of Medicine will use hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," as a case example to evaluate the application of health impact assessments to identify and explore potential health consequences of emerging energy technologies.

DETAILS

The workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 30, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 1, at House of Sweden, 2900 K St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Seating is limited. Those who cannot attend may watch a live webcast. Registration for the meeting and webcast and an agenda are available at http://iom.edu/Activities/Environment/EnvironmentalHealthRT/2012-APR-30.aspx.


'/>"/>

Contact: Christine Stencel
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Cary Institute Hydrofracking Forum
2. AAAS-SFU research: Fracking risks, fact or fiction?
3. Geographic information systems demonstrate links between health and location
4. Loss of predators in Northern Hemisphere affecting ecosystem health
5. New UH lecture series examines impact of science on health
6. Improving equine health: Research studies vaccinations to protect newborn foals
7. U-M Health and Retirement Study adds genetic data to NIH database
8. Why getting healthy can seem worse than getting sick
9. 2 servings of salmon a week is healthy for pregnant women and their babies
10. New antibiotic could make food safer and cows healthier
11. Research on flavanols and procyanidins provides new insights into how these phytonutrients may positively impact human health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/10/2014)... 2014  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center today announced plans ... of Medicine. Funding for this $50 million capital project ... be publicly launched next summer. The ... 60 series R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company complex, adjacent to ... immediately with plans to be ready to welcome medical ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 08, 2014 Research ... announced the addition of the "Biometrics Market ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... for projects such as rural banking and upgradation ... major trends witnessed in the market. Besides the ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Dec. 4, 2014 ... and safety has boosted investments in new testing ... products has also given rise to a range ... driven by the requirements of Generation Y, which ... digital technologies. As a result, product development strategies ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 2Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 3Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter 4Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 2Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 3Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 4
... spectrometer that will help researchers interpret and understand ... other instruments in the Penn State,s multi-user Materials ... the National Science Foundation,s Major Research Instrumentation Program. ... principal investigator on this grant, which is funded ...
... Durham, NC If scientists have identified some two ... about the tree of life that unites them all? ... to state-of-the-art knowledge about the evolutionary relationships among living ... help scientists store, share, and study evolutionary trees ...
... Clever as a blind fish, the underwater robot ... artificial sensory organ inspired by the so-called lateral-line system, ... was developed by researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen ... Systems) excellence cluster. In the future, the researchers expect ...
Cached Biology News:New aid to biogeochemical research slated for materials characterization lab 2Database gives access to the latest findings about the tree of life 2Database gives access to the latest findings about the tree of life 3Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish 2Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish 3Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish 4Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish 5Researchers equip robot sub with sensory system inspired by blind fish 6
(Date:12/15/2014)...  Ascendis Pharma A/S, a biotechnology company that ... unmet medical needs, today announced positive six-month interim ... to evaluate once-weekly TransCon Growth Hormone in children ... analysis consists of 25 patients, representing approximately 50% ... completing all six months of treatment. ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - MaRS and Virgin Unite Canada, ... they have joined forces to support Canadian entrepreneurs tackling social ... Group Founder was at the MaRS Centre to announce the ... impact venture fund. This fund has $1 million in seed ... Vancouver -based Mindset Social Innovation Foundation, founded by ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... The DNA Microarray market market was ... expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.2% ... TOC of the DNA Microarray for an in-depth ... help of various tables and figures. , ... consists of instrument, consumables, and services, where the ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... 2014 The “Global Synthetic Biology ... drivers, threats, opportunities, and challenges. , The global ... players, namely, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (U.S.), DuPont ... jointly accounted for approximately ~65% of the total ... Copy for This Report @ http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/synthetic-biology-market-889.html ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Six-Month Interim Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 2MaRS and Virgin Unite partner to invest in business as a force for good 3DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3DNA Microarray Market Is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 15.2% from 2014 to 2019 - A Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 2Synthetic Biology Market to HIt $5.6304 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMakets 3
... of the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus , researchers at the ... production factory, making useful proteins that can act as vaccines ... Society for General Microbiology,s meeting at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, today ... bacterium that has a single protein layer on its surface. ...
... REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 4 Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... received a notice from the Listing Qualifications Department of The ... be delisted from NASDAQ based upon NASDAQ staff,s determination that ... stockholders, equity requirement for continued listing on the NASDAQ as ...
... BEIJING, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. ... products in China, announced today that,the Ministry of Industry ... issued the initial order to Sinovac to purchase H1N1 ... order, Sinovac is,required to complete the production of 3.3 ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cardica Receives NASDAQ Notification of Non-Compliance 2Sinovac Obtains Initial Order of H1N1 Vaccine from Chinese Central Government 2Sinovac Obtains Initial Order of H1N1 Vaccine from Chinese Central Government 3
Agarose-LE, 250 g. Suitable for soft agarose cloning. Nuclease-free.Gel point (1.5%): 36 1.5 C, EEO (-mr): 1200 g/cm2. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
IC50: 3 ng/ml · Limit of detection: 0.9 ng/ml...
Request Info...
Image Analysis Software. PC Version of NIH Image....
Biology Products: