Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Crisis

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Venue:FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, Wolfe University Center Ballroom

On Saturday, May 15th, FIU's School of Environment and Society will host a teach-in on the current oil spill crisis in the Gulf of Mexico. The teach-in will be held at FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus, Wolfe University Center Ballroom from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Topics will include:

  • History of Oil Spills in Gulf, Deepwater Horizon, and Potential Impacts to South Florida
  • Chemistry of Oil Spills and Toxic Effects on Organisms
  • Potential Oil Spill Effects on Coastal Habitats of Florida
  • Policy and Energy Implications of the Oil Spill

The event is free and open to the public but an RSVP is recommended. Complimentary parking is available. For more information, please contact 305-919-6000.

Saturday, May 15, 2010
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Wolfe University Center Ballroom
Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 NE 151st St
North Miami, FL