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Neighbor to Neighbor meeting to focus on toxic emissions

March 14, 2012 at 5:03 p.m.
Updated March 13, 2012 at 10:14 p.m.


Toxic emissions from oil and gas production sites, including some in DeWitt County, will be the topic considered in the next Neighbor to Neighbor Town Hall meeting scheduled for 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, at the Cuero Municipal Park Clubhouse.

Wilma Subra, an analytical chemist and founder of the Subra Company of New Iberia, La. will be the presenter. Subra holds degrees in microbiology/chemistry from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and received the MacArthur Fellowship "Genius" Award from the MacArthur Foundation, and was a speaker at the 2008 Environmental Justice Conference at Princeton University.

She provides technical assistance to people across the United States and some foreign countries, concerned with their environment by combining technical research and evaluation. Needs are often translated into policy changes at the

The Neighbor to Neighbor series is designed to provide a grass roots place for residents and neighbors to come together to obtain professional information they need for making wise personal and community decisions. Topics address questions and concerns that are surfacing around the Eagle Ford Shale boom in DeWitt, Gonzales, Karnes, Wilson and other counties to the southwest.

Meetings are open to all interested people and are free of charge.

For more information or questions, call 361-676-2921.

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