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Presentations invited for ASTM's air quality workshop.

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Jul 30, 2015 - Presentations are invited for the ASTM International Workshop on Assessment of Air Quality Related to Hydraulic Fracturing Activities, which will take place Jan. 27, 2016. Workshop will focus on air quality issues potentially affecting the general public, as well as potential impact to workers at those sites, including respirable silica, benzene and other organics, and nitrogen oxides. Each presentation will be limited to 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion.

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Presentations Invited for ASTM Workshop on Air Quality Issues Related to Hydraulic Fracturing

Press release date: Jul 27, 2015

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — Presentations are invited for the ASTM International Workshop on Assessment of Air Quality Related to Hydraulic Fracturing Activities. The event will take place Jan. 27, 2016, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.

This workshop will focus on air quality issues potentially affecting the general public, as well as the potential impact to workers at those sites, including respirable silica, benzene and other organics, and nitrogen oxides. ASTM Subcommittee D18.26 on Hydraulic Fracturing and Committee D22 on Air Quality are sponsoring the workshop.

Each presentation will be limited to 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion. Submitted presentations should:

- Contribute to awareness of the potential air quality issues at hydraulic fracturing sites;
- Describe technologies and best practices for monitoring, assessing and controlling agents of concern; and
- Identify opportunities for development of consensus standards that would address these issues.

Visit www.astm.org/D18-D22Jan2016 for additional information.

Additional technical information is available from workshop co-chairmen Mike Brisson, mike.brisson@srs.gov, and Jeff Hale, jhale@kleinfelder.com.

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