This two-part civic forum features nationally-known environmental scientists and researchers who will discuss our air, water, land, and health. While Houston is now experiencing growth and a high quality of life for many, we face major challenges ahead that call for a well-informed public.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Challenges of Competing Land Uses, Environmental Justice, and Public Health
Dr. Robert Bullard, Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University
Jim Blackburn, Environmental Attorney and Professor In The Practice of Environmental Law, Rice University
Dr. John Jacob, Director, Texas Sea Grant Extension, Texas A&M Univeristy
Larry Soward, former Commissioner at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Executive Director, Air Alliance Houston.
Moderated by Thomas Colbert, Associate Professor, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston
Brown Auditorium The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet
Admission is free and open to the public.
This program is supported in part by AGC Houston; Avadek; D. E. Harvey Builders; Haynes Whaley Associates, Inc.; PageSoutherlandPage; Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc.; Walter P Moore; the Corporate Members of the Rice Design Alliance; the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance; and the Texas Commission on the Arts.