Events in Buffalo, Bristol, West Bloomfield - free and open to the public. Even if they are over, check with the sponsor organization for followup information.
Thursday, March 1 at 6:30PM in West Bloomfield: The Impact of Gas Drilling on Livestock, Pet and Human Health
Presenters: Robert E. Oswald, PhD; Michelle Bamberger, DVM
speakers, Cornell researchers Robert E. Oswald, Ph.D., and Michelle
Bamberger, DVM, are the authors of a recently published peer-reviewed
academic article that examines case studies of farmers and pet owners in
six states with shale gas development. Dr. Oswald is Professor of
Pharmacology in the Department of Molecular Medicine at Cornell
University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Oswald’s work on the
effects of drugs and toxins on central nervous system proteins is
supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science
Foundation and the American Cancer Society. As a practicing veterinarian
who also holds a degree in pharmacology, Dr. Bamberger has worked in
equine research and
with small and exotic animals. Dr. Bamberger
has a special interest in animal behavior problems and is committed to
educating the public on veterinary topics. Additional information
West Bloomfield Congregational Church
9035 Route 5 & 20 , West Bloomfield, 14585
Doors open at 5:30 for complimentary soup and salad.
Sponsored by the Community Information Committee of West Bloomfield
Past events you might want to follow up with:
Sunday, February 26, Buffalo: The Economic Myths of Fracking
Presenter: Chris Burger Is this really a contest between the economy and the environment?
about the myths and hype being used by the gas industry and some
politicians to convince us that environmental and health risks are worth
the money to be made.
Sponsored by Food and Water Watch, Sierra Club Niagara Group and WNY Drilling Defense
Chris Burger, a Co-Chair of the SC
Atlantic Chapter’s Gas Task Force, is a college instructor who has
degrees in Chemical Engineering, Economics and Social Psychology. His
many activities in environmental issues include his being the Co-founder
and Chair of the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition. He was a
former Broome County Legislator and Chair of the Cornell University
Lafayette Presbyterian Church
865 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, 14222
(use the church entrance near the Lafayette Ave parking lot)
Tuesday February 28 at 7:00 PM Bristol Town Council Meeting
Show support for substantial revisions for strengthening Bristol's proposed moratorium that was tabled after numerous objections at a public hearing February 13th, 2012.