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SRA New England Reports on First 2015 Seminar: Air Quality and Health Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing
Presenters discussed results from the Fort Worth Natural Gas Air Quality Study and an evaluation of the potential human health risks to drinking water.
The group encourages all SRA members interested in microbial risk analysis to join this discussion, designed to make it easier for members to connect on issues related to microbial risk analysis.
The event, scheduled for March 11, 2015, will introduce this new version of the agency’s innovative, web-based tool for assessing or ranking risks from contaminants in the food supply.
Risk-Related Postdoc Positions Available With U.S. EPA's National Center for Environmental Assessment
One position is for the project PBPK Modeling: Tools and Applications for Human Health Risk Assessment and is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. A second is in Quantitative Human Health Risk Assessment and is located in Arlington, Virginia.
Seth Baum, Executive Director of the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, attended this December 2014 international meeting, part of a larger initiative to reduce the risk of nuclear weapons use by highlighting humanitarian implications.