Wednesday, May 18, 2011

2011 Environmental Summit: Air Quality and Public Health

2011 Environmental Summit: Air Quality and Public Health
Monday June 6, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Indianapolis, Indiana
at the Campus Center at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, 420 University Boulevard


Sponsor: IU School of Medicine's Department of Public Health, the Center for Urban Health at IUPUI, and Improving Kids' Environment


How does air quality affect the health of Hoosiers? Are there particular impacts on children or urban dwellers? What's being done to reduce air pollution and how will that impact our health and Indiana's economy? Topics will include 1) known health effects of air pollutants; 2) research on air quality and health, including multipollutant exposure; 3) effects of climate change on urban health; 4) Clean Air Act's major accomplishments in public health protection; 5) the current state of air quality in Indiana; 6) mercury deposition in Indiana; 7) economic impact of proposed national air quality standards; 8) air quality and children's health in Indiana; and 9) recent utility settlements and their impact on air quality. A box lunch will be provided.


Price: free, but a $20 donation is suggested

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