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Conference on Natural Gas Infrastructure and Health

Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global

January 30, 2018
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, Massachusetts

One-day conference on the health impacts of gas infrastructure in your local communities.

The conference will address such topics as:

  • The landscape of natural gas infrastructure (NGI) in Massachusetts
  • The impact of NGI on air pollution and respiratory disease
  • The impact of NGI on climate change, and resulting impact on local health issues
  • The role of Comprehensive Health Impact Assessments (CHIA) in NGI planning
  • The role of municipal Boards of Health with regard to NGI and related projects

More program details to come.

Speakers:
Barbara Gottlieb, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Jonathan Levy, PhD, Boston University School of Public Health
Nathan Phillips, PhD, Boston University
Mary Rice, MD, Harvard Medical School
Elissa Welker, PhD, Harvard Medical School
Jonathan Buonocore, ScD, Harvard School of Public Health
and more

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Conference co-sponsors include:
Boston University School of Public Health
Massachusetts Association of Health Boards
Massachusetts Medical Society
Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility
Massachusetts Health Professionals for Clean Energy
Physicians for Policy Action
Health Care Without Harm

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