Conservation Café presents: "Radioactive Gas in our Pipelines: What can be done about the gas coming into our homes and businesses?" on Friday, October 4, 2013 at Pace University in the Gottesman Room, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Presentation: Albert F. Appleton: Senior Fellow, The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design, Associate Adjunct Professor for Sustainability; former Commissioner, NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Jeff Zimmerman: Environmental Attorney and Radon Expert

Sheila Bushkin-Bedient, MD, MPH: Member, Institute for Health and the Environment at SUNY Albany and Concerned Health Professionals of NY


  • Overview of what radon is and concerns regarding new developments in our area
  • Environmental law and disclosure exemptions
  • Developments regarding proposed local legislation
  • Health risks associated with radon exposure
  • Panel discussion with question and answer session

For homeowners, public officials, educators, students, health professionals, environmentalists.

Admission is free.

Registration begins at 8:15 a.m.

Sponsors: Westchester County Parks, Friends of Westchester County Parks, Pace University, Grassroots
Environmental Education, Teatown Lake Reservation, Greenburgh Nature Center, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, Mianus River Gorge and Westchester Land Trust.

Pace University is located on Bedford Road (Route 117) in Pleasantville, NY.