11th Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop - March 10, 2014



Air Quality and Health Impacts of Energy Resource Extraction, Processing, and Transportation

The goal of this workshop was to provide a state-of-the-art overview of the evidence regarding air quality and related health impacts from energy resource production.

Key points from workshop presentations are available as downloadable video podcasts here.

Presentation Slides:

1. Energy Resource Overview for British Columbia
Mr. Jim Standen, BC Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC, Canada

2. Gas Production and Air Quality
Dr. Allen Robinson, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

3. Unconventional Natural Gas Development and Public Health
Dr. John Adgate, Colorado School of Public Health, Denver, CO, USA

4. Estimation of Regional Air Quality Damages from Shale Gas Production and Processing - A Case Study from Pennsylvania
Dr. Aimee Curtright, RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

5. Oil Refineries, Air Pollution, and Health
Dr. Annibale Biggeri, University of Florence, Florence, Italy

6. Fraser Surrey Docks Expansion and Public Health
Dr. Paul Van Buynder, Chief MHO, Fraser Health, Surrey, BC, Canada

7. Air Pollutants from Fossil Fuel Transportation (Slides to be added shortly)
Dr. Joule Bergerson, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

8. Health Implications of Coal Transport by Rail
Dr. Craig Dalton, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia

9. Health Impact Assessment in the Energy Sector
Dr. James Lu, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada

10. From Beijing's Smog to Kitimat's LNG
Dr. Hadi Dowlatabadi, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada




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