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November 8 Conference in Toledo



"OUR ENVIRONMENT, OUR FAMILIES, OURSELVES: WHAT ARE THE
HEALTH RISKS?" -- A one-day conference featuring talks by Richard
Wiles, V.P. Research, Environmental Working Group, Gordon Durnil,
former Chairman, International Joint Commission, and Senator Linda
Furney, Ohio Senate
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1997
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, SEAGATE CONVENTION CENTRE
401 JEFFERSON AVENUE, TOLEDO, OHIO
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CONTACT: Louise Bankey, (419) 882-1343 for conference information
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PROGRAM SUMMARY:
8 am  Registration
9 am  "Tap Water Blues and Other Hidden Pollutants" (Richard Wiles, VP
Research, Environmental Working Group)
9:45 - noon  Five presentations: "River of Shame," "What Are the
Hazardous Pollutants?", "PCBs and Other Persistent Organic
Contaminants: Impact of Environmental Transport and Fate on Health
Risk," "Warning Signs from the Wildlife Around Us," "Some Effects of
Hormone Disruptors on Embryos."
noon  Lunch
12:30  "Reflections of a Conservative Environmentalist" (Gordon Durnil,
former Chairman, International Joint Commission)
1:15 - 2:40  Three breakout sessions: "Other Evidences to Consider,"
"What's Happening on the Clean-up Front?", and "Migrant Workers' Kids
and Other Medical Situations."
2:50 - 4:15  Three breakout sessions: "Industry, Farming, and Pollution
Control," "Helping Yourself and the Community," Checking Out the
Maumee Watershed and Bay."
4:20  "Citizens, Legislators and the Environment: How Can We Work
Together?" (Senator Linda Furney, Ohio Senate)
4:40  Evaluation
5:00  Adjourn
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FEES: All day conference with lunch ($30); high school students ($15);
additional fee for CEU credits ($5); lunch and lunchtime presentation only
($15)
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REGISTRATION FORM -- Please print out and send with payment to
Health/Environment Coalition AAUW, 5554 Westowne Court, Toledo, OH 
43615.

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