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January 31, 2011

DEADLINE: Metcalf Institute Fellowships/Science Seminar: Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster

Gain hands-on knowledge of oceanographic techniques in labs and on board the R/V Acadiana and discuss the latest research on the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster with leading experts. The seminar, April 6-8, 2011, is tuition free and includes room and board. Deadline: January 31, 2011.


March 1, 2011

DEADLINE: MBL's Logan Science Journalism Program Fellowships

The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), an international biomedical and environmental research and education center in Massachusetts, is accepting applications for fellowships in its May 2011 Logan Science Journalism Program. Deadline is March 1st.

"New York Firm Guilty of Falsifying Asbestos Test Reports"

"A federal jury in Utica has found Certified Environmental Services, Inc., two of its managers and one of its employees guilty of falsifying lab reports to make it appear as if asbestos had been removed from homes, schools, and other buildings when, in fact, asbestos remained in the buildings."

Source: ENS, 10/19/2010

"Gas Plans Divide Central Pennsylvania Community"

"The tension between drillers in Pennsylvania's gas-rich Marcellus shale and communities trying protect natural resources has reached a fevered pitch in Clinton County, where a zoning hearing board resigned rather than allow a water withdrawal station at a scenic bend of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River that draws kayakers, hang gliders, hunters and fly fishermen."

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 09/27/2010


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