California El Camino Real Association of Occupational Health Nurses

How Fracking Impacts Public Health

Posted over 4 years ago by Salena Quan

If you have ever wondered what all the fuss and opposition to fracking is about, then mark your calendar.

On Wednesday, July 23rd
Dr. Sandra Steingraber is coming to
San Francisco, CA.

For years, renowned activist and author of several books including Living Downstream and Raising Elijah, Sandra Steingraber has been on the front lines of investigating the connections between breast cancer and the environment, and has been an irrepressible opponent of fracking from coast to coast.

 Sandra Steingraber, along with other Bay Area health professionals, will be speaking at a forum about fracking's impact on public health in California. 

What: "How Fracking Impacts Public Health" with Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D.
When: Wednesday, July 23 from 5:30 to 7:30pm
Where: San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco (The Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room)

Additional speakers include:
Dr. Robert Gould, MD, President, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Seth Shonkoff, Ph.D., MPH, Executive Director, Physicians Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy
Lisa Hartmayer, RN, MSN, NP and member of Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments
Caroline Cox, Research Director, Center for Environmental Health
Erin Carrera, RN and California Nurses Association leader at UCSF
This event is sponsored by Breast Cancer Action, Center for Environmental Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Americans Against Fracking, Californians Against Fracking, the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, and the California Nurses Association.
This community event is free and open to the public - please RSVP for the event, and invite your friends!