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EARTH MONTH: Fracking and Our Water
April 1, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Co-presented with the Hammer Museum at UCLA
Fracking is both demonized and praised almost daily in the media, leaving most Americans confused. We strive to bring some clarity to this divisive issue by bringing together scientists and policy makers to tease out the facts about the effects of hydraulic fracturing on the quality and quantity of the nation’s water. Panelists: Jonathan Bishop, California State Water Resources Control Board; water treatment engineer Subir Bhattacharjee; Stanford environmental scientist Robert Jackson; and Damon Nagami, director of the Southern California Ecosystems Project at the NRDC. Moderated by Mark Gold, acting director, UCLA Institute of Environment and Sustainability
THE NEXT WAVE: QUALITY, QUANTITY, AND ACCESSIBILITYOF WATER IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Throughout 2015 the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Hammer explore the most pressing issues surrounding the current and future state of water.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Tickets for assigned seating in the Billy Wilder Theater are required and available at the Box Office one hour before each program. Early arrival is recommended. Tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis. As a benefit for their support, members enjoy priority ticketing and seat selection, subject to availability.
Parking is available under the museum for a flat fee of $3 after 6PM.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund atUCLA.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.