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Past Webinars > Grand Rounds: Unconventional Oil Exploration: What are the fracking risks for children? - June 24, 2015

Grand Rounds: Unconventional Oil Exploration: What are the fracking risks for children? - June 24, 2015

posted on Sep 22, 2015

Presented June 24, 2015

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this module, participants should be able to:
  • Define unconventional petroleum exploration
  • Describe the actual and potential physical risks to children from increased drilling activity
  • Identify some toxic contaminants of breathing air associated with petroleum exploration
  • Describe the risks of negative impact on drinking water

Presented By:

Borron_Stephen125Stephen W. Borron, MD, MS, FACMT
Medical Director, West Texas Regional Poison Center
Director and Chief Medical Consultant, Southwestern Center for Pediatric Environmental Health
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX
Region 6 PEHSU
 
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