(Vocus) September 27, 2010
What: The Gulf Oil Spill: Now What? will delve into the recent Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster and its lasting repercussions on the United States' ecology, politics, and economy. Hosted by Dr. Carol Pollio, AMU Program Director of Environmental Studies and Fish & Wildlife Biologist at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Tony Wood, AMU student and Director of the National Spill Control School, the one hour webinar will discuss:
- The environmental impact of the Gulf oil spill
- Future operations in the Gulf
- The cost of the crisis
- What the rest of us can do to help
Dr. Pollio and Mr. Wood will share their first hand experiences as part of the clean-up effort. This summer, Dr. Pollio, along with other AMU students and faculty, worked on the clean-up efforts throughout the Gulf.
This webinar leads up to AMU’s participation in the Clean Gulf Show, October 19-20 in Tampa, FL. AMU will be exhibiting (Booth #728) and Dr. Pollio, Wood, and AMU professor, Chris Reynolds will host a video discussion regarding the Gulf and next steps.
Where: Register Here
When: September 30, 2010
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
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