Sunday, May 30, 2010

NCTCA Welcomes Wilma Supra to speak on the health impacts of our air quality! June 3rd.

This is a must attend event. Wilma Subra has been working toward environmental health and safety of all citizens for many years. Wilma Subra has been a board member of EARTHWORK's Oil and Gas Accountability Project since 2005 and she is a member of the Texas OGAP Steering Committee. Wilma has traveled to the Barnett Shale area several times assisting Texas OGAP and community's effected by Barnett Shale drilling.

Ms. Subra will be featured in Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Toxic America report to air on CNN in the next few weeks.

This is your opportunity to come and hear Wilma speak on a concern of all of us living on the Barnett Shale. Air Quality.

Below is the information from the NCTCA (North Central Texas Community Alliance) about the event.

General Meeting Information:

When: Thursday: June 3, 2010

6:30 pm - Doors Open - Coffee & Networking
7:00 - 8:45 pm - Meeting Starts

Beach Street and IH30
Fort Worth, Texas


Topic : AIR QUALITY - Health Impacts To You and Your Children ( See PDF Flyer )

Committed to protecting the environment and the health and safety of citizens, Wilma Subra started Subra Company in 1981. Subra Company is a chemistry lab and environmental consulting firm in New Iberia, LA.

Mrs. Subra provides technical assistance to citizens, across the United States and some foreign countries, concerned with their environment by combining technical research and evaluation. This information is then presented to community members so that strategies may be developed to address their local struggles.

Utilizing the information gained from community involvement, the needs identified are translated into policy changes at the State and Federal level through service on multi-stake holder committees. She has just completed a seven year term as Vice-Chair of the Environmental Protection Agency National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and

Technology (NACEPT), a five year term on the National Advisory Committee of the U. S. Representative to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and a six year term on the EPA National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC) where she served as a member of the Cumulative Risk and Impacts Working Group of the NEJAC Council, and chaired the NEJAC Gulf Coast Hurricanes Work Group.

Mrs. Subra holds degrees in Microbiology/Chemistry from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. She received the MacArthur Fellowship “Genius” Award from the MacArthur Foundation for helping ordinary citizens understand, cope with and combat environmental issues in their communities and was one of three finalist in the Environmental Category of the 2004 Volvo for Life Award.

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