WVU’s alternative fuels program joins efforts with Earth Day TX to conduct Odyssey Kickoff Event and alternative fuel vehicle summit

The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, a program of West Virginia University, has joined forces with the world’s largest Earth Day initiative, Earth Day Texas, to conduct the 2017 Kickoff Event for National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey. Earth Day Texas will host the kickoff as part of an inaugural one-day alternative fuel vehicle summit, coordinated by the NAFTC.

Noise pollution from oil and gas development may harm human health

Michael McCawley, interim chair of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences has co-authored a study on the effects of the noise levels of hydraulic fracturing on health outcomes, including annoyance, sleep disturbance and cardiovascular health.