Thursday, May 5, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington Waterfront, Burlington, VT.
A mind expanding thought provoking evening for adults,
exploring challenging topics with industry experts.
Emerging contaminants are a group of compounds that have
recently been identified in wastewater, streams, and ground
water but are not regulated. Some of these are known as
endocrine disruptors (which are compounds that can interfere
with the endocrine systems of animals, and so affect
reproduction). These compounds include pharmaceuticals and other
compounds that can affect the normal functions of humans and
Thus, the topic is more than just one particular compound;
different compounds have their own concerns or pathways. Join us
in conversation with Patrick Phillips, Hydrologist, US
Geological Survey, Troy, NY. Free event for 21+ with cash bar
and themed drink; FREE hors d’oeuvres sponsored by VT Sigma Xi,
Scientific Research Society.