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|Forum on BP Oil Disaster with Terry Hazen and Jim McClain|
|Date||Wednesday June 23|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek 94596|
|Organizer/Author||Mary Alice O'Connor|
Terry Hazen, Ph.D., is Head of the Ecology Department, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, Microbial Communities Department of the Joint BioEnergy Institute, co-director of the Virtual Institute for Microbial Stress and Survival and the Microbial Enhanced Hydrocarbon Recovery Program of the Energy Biosciences Institute at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and has authored more than 210 scientific publications. Dr. Hazen Terry Hazen will discuss when it's best to resort to engineered bioremediation of contaminated sites, and when it's best to rely on natural attenuation. Implications for the Gulf Coast will be considered.
Jim McClain, Ph.D., is Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geology, at U.C. Davis.
Suggested donation: $12 General ($10 members), $5 Students
(No one turned away for lack of funds)
Wheel chair accessible
Please bring nonperishable food items and/or large size children's disposable diapers for
Monument Crisis Center.