Sponsored by: UM SPH Risk Science Center
Moderated by: Andrew Maynard, U-M Risk Science Center
On April 20 2010 the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig experienced catastrophic failure, leading to the largest oil spill in marine history. Twelve months on, how is the spill affecting the health of workers and local residents, what are the lessons that can be learned for the future, and what are the implications for the health impacts of oil spills elsewhere – including last year’s Enbridge spill in Michigan?
Questions to be addressed include:
About the Risk Science Unplugged series of events: Hosted by the University of Michigan Risk Science Center, Risk Science Unplugged engages leading experts in conversation on key issues at the intersection between risk and human health. Combining live discussion with on-line resources, the series presents a candid and informed exploration of contemporary issues in risk science. No PowerPoint, no script: just stimulating conversation.
The event will be webcast. More Information: http://www.sph.umich.edu/riskcenter/index.htm