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August 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

PA Health and Environment Study

Findings of Unconventional Natural Gas Development Studies in Southwest Pennsylvania to be Released August 15 at Public Meeting in Washington County

WHAT: At a public meeting, University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health scientists will present the results of studies exploring health impacts of human exposure to environmental risk factors, including unconventional natural gas development activities, in an eight-county region in Southwest Pennsylvania.

The meeting will be in-person and livestreamed and include an opportunity for online participants to submit questions. The on-campus location for the meeting and livestream details are being confirmed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and will be updated at paenv.pitt.edu.

WHY: In 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Health contracted with Pitt Public Health to conduct three observational epidemiological studies focusing on asthma, birth outcomes and childhood cancers. For more information on the studies, visit paenv.pitt.edu.

WHO:

  • Pitt Public Health research team
  • PA Department of Health staff

WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2023

WHERE:

  • In-person: Performance Center on the second floor of the Natali Student Center on the PennWest California University campus, 250 University Ave, California, PA 15419.
  • Online: The livestream details are being confirmed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and will be updated at paenv.pitt.edu.

NOTE TO VIRTUAL ATTENDEES: People attending online must submit questions in advance to paenv@pitt.edu.

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Venue: Online

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