Environmental Issues Associated with the June 21st Explosion at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex

Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 11:00 a.m.

Fitts Auditorium
University of Pennsylvania Law School
3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA 19104


11 AM                          Opening Remarks

11:10 AM                    Joe Adams, Deputy Secretary for Field Operations
                                    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection 

11:30 AM                  Marilyn Howarth, MD, FACOEM
                                    Director, Community Outreach & Engagement Core (COEC), Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology,
                                    University of Pennsylvania

11:50 AM                  Dr. Charles N. Haas
                                    Betz Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering & Head,
                                    Dept. of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering
                                    Drexel University

12:10 PM                   Andrew Williams, Director – Additional References – Peer Petition; Addition References – Chemical Safety Board
                                    Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
                                    Environmental Defense Fund

12:30 PM                  Closing Remarks

*Submitted Testimony:
Brian Abernathy, Managing Director, City of Philadelphia
Peter DeCarlo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Drexel University