Council on the Environment Brown Bag Lunch with Chris Elfring

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Stamp Student Union : Charles Carroll 2203K
Event Type(s): Forum,Seminar,Special Event

What Would You Do with $500M for a New Science Program?
Join Chris Elfring, The Gulf Program, National Academy of Sciences for discussion on the Initial Program Planning for the New NAS Gulf of Mexico Program. As part of a settlement agreement resolving criminal charges against the BP and Transocean, the NAS has been charged to establish a new $500 million program on human health and environmental protection in the Gulf of Mexico. The program is to focus on "human health and environmental protection in the Gulf of Mexico and on the United States' outer continental shelf, including issues relating to offshore oil drilling and hydrocarbon production and transportation."

Website: http://cone.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Catherine OBrien Stephens
Council on the Environment
+1 301 405 6346

cone.umd.edu/index.php




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