Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program Fall Symposium | The Toxicity of Power

Friday, November 13, 2015

(All day)
Field Auditorium, Environmental Hall, Duke University

This symposium brings together scientists, students, regulators and the concerned public to highlight specific toxicological problems from a range of energy producing activities and to discuss ways in which these problems can be minimized. No cost to attent, RSVP required.

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9 am - Welcome and Introduction
Edward D. Levin and Richard Di Giulio, PhD, Duke University

9:10 am - Mountaintop Mining and Public Health
Michael Hendryx, PhD, Indiana University

9:50 am - The Environmental Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing
Rob Jackson, PhD, Stanford University                

10:30 am - Break

10:50 am - Coal Ash Disposal: New Considerations for Environmental Risk Assessments and Waste Reuse Opportunities
Heileen Hsu-Kim, PhD, Duke University

11:30 am - Mercury Pollution: From Power Plants to Human Exposure
Celia Chen, PhD, Dartmouth University

12:10 pm - Lunch

1 pm - NIEHS Response to the Gulf Oil Spill and the NIH Disaster Research (DR2) Program Moving Forward
Chip Hughes, PhD, NIEHS

1:40 pm - Lessons in Toxicity Learned from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Tracy Collier, PhD, University of Washington

2:20 pm - GuLF Study
Richard Kwok, PhD, NIEHS

3 pm - Discussion