Science Speaker Series continues Oct. 4 at JSC on Bennington groundwater contamination

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Vermont Law School professor David Mears will discuss legal issues related to North Bennington’s groundwater contamination Oct. 4, in the Current Topics in Science Speaker Series at Johnson State College.

The talk is one of three in the series this month. All talks, free and open to the public, will be 4-5:15 p.m. in Bentley Hall 207. The series is coordinated by the college’s Department of Environmental & Health Sciences.

Other October talks include:

  • Oct. 11, Carissa Stein and Phillip Wilson with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in Vermont, soil health and water quality
  • Oct. 25, Joe Veldon with Seven Leaf Organics in Morrisville, trends in medical uses of cannabis

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On July 1, 2018, Johnson State College and Lyndon State College will become Northern Vermont University, a two-campus institution of higher education that combines the best of both colleges’ nationally recognized liberal arts and professional programs under a single administration. Driven by a mission to provide a high-quality, accessible, inclusive education for students in the state, the region, the nation and online, NVU will begin recruiting in fall 2017 for its first class starting in fall 2018.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm