OMSI – Learn about the BP Oil Spill, M, Oct 4

September 29, 2010 at 6:18 pm Leave a comment

Claire alerted us to this upcoming event at OMSI, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (located on the Willamette River at the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge). It is free and open to the public and Claire plans to go. Email her or the Green Science list if you are interested in traveling together.

Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 4, 7 PM

What: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Implications for our Oceans…and our Future

OMSI invites the community to learn more about the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and its implications for ocean ecosystems, communities, and future energy development. Panelists will discuss a recent scientific exploration led by the international marine conservation organization Oceana, as well as the role of policy and community development in energy production and the missing pieces that need to be put in place. Panelists include senior scientist and research chemist Dr. Jeffrey Short, spill response and policy expert Jim Ayers, environmental attorney Whit Sheard, and PDX 2 Gulf Coast Leader, Mike Rosen, Ph.D.

Learn more about the oil spill at ProPublica (“Journalism in the Public Interest”)


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