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How Fracking Impacts Public Health
July 23rd, 5:30 -7:30 p.m.
San Francisco, CA

Join us for a panel discussion about how the oil and gas extraction process known as fracking impacts public health – and what we can do about it.

Speakers will include:

  • Sandra Steingraber, PhD, Renowned Author and Biologist, Science Advisor to Americans Against Fracking coalition
  • Dr. Robert Gould, President, Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Seth Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, Executive Director, Physicians, Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy
  • Lisa Hartmayer, RN, MSN, NP, member of Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
  • Erin Carrera, RN and California Nurses Association leader at University of California – San Francisco

Location: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA (Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room)
Event will be livestreamed starting at 5:45 PDT at http://earthstreammedia.com/.

This is a community event and is free and open to the public. Please share widely and invite your friends, family, and neighbors to learn about how fracking impacts our health.

This event is sponsored by:

  • Breast Cancer Action
  • Center for Environmental Health
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Americans Against Fracking
  • Californians Against Fracking
  • Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
  • California Nurses Association
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • San Francisco Public Library

What’s fracking? Good question. Fracking is the process of taking millions of gallons of water, mixing it with tens of thousands of gallons of chemicals and pumping the mixture underground at extreme pressure to break up rock formations and release oil or natural gas. Learn more about fracking and breast cancer here.

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