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Southern Exposure: Education through film

David H. Pope is a 1974 graduate of the University of Florida (BA with High Honors; Phi Beta Kappa) and a 1977 graduate of the University of  North Carolina School of Law (JD). From January 1978 through December 2006, David practiced in Atlanta, Georgia in the firm of Carr, Tabb & Pope and its predecessor firms. Throughout his 29 year career as a private lawyer, David was in the forefront of environmental law in the south, handling cases under many of the federal environmental statutes and well as under state and common law.

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Update on proposed Shepherd Bend Mine

Nelson Brooke - Black Warrior RiverkeeperJoin hostess Beth Bond, Curator of Sustainable News at Southeast Green, as she gets an update on the proposed Shepherd Bend Mine. The mine is mountain top coal strip mining which poses major threats to Birmingham's drinking water. Nelson Brooke, the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, will join us as we discuss the current status of the proposal, threats to Birmingham and ongoing efforts to prevent the destruction of the land owned by the University of Alabama.

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Michael Taylor - Propane Education and Research Council (PERC)

Michael Taylor assumed his role as Director of Autogas Business Development for the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) in April 2012.  In the Director’s role, Michael is charged with developing and maintaining sustainable growth through the development of commercialization practices and support systems for propane autogas technology, systems and vehicles  throughout the United States.  

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Unacceptable Levels: The Movie

Unacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut documentary, one man and his camera traveled extensively to find and interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law.  Weaving their testimonies into a compelling narrative, Brown presents us with the story of how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and of where, if we’re not vigilant, it may take us.

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It's time to rethink LED's

Jonathan A. Eppstein, Founder/President of RedBird LED, Inc.

Jonathan’s academic background is in electrical engineering, electro-optics and applied mathematics, all of which provide a strong foundation in both the theoretical and real-world aspects of cutting-edge design of LED lighting products. He also has more than 25 years experience as a successful entrepreneur, working in the defense, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical industries. At Laser Atlanta, Inc., his team developed the first Laser Speed gun for law enforcement as well as handheld laser range finders for the construction industry, America’s Cup Racing teams, and NASA. He co-founded SpectRx, Inc., a medical diagnostic company that successfully IPO’d in 1996; and he also co-founded Altea Therapeutics Corp., a developer of new therapeutic drug products based on a  patented drug delivery technology invented by Jonathan.

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Just the Fracks Ma’am: The Truth about Hydrofracking

Greg Kozera is a registered professional engineer with a masters degree in environmental engineering and over 35 years of experience in the natural gas and oil industry including hydraulic fracturing. He is the author of 3 books, numerous articles and technical papers. Kozera’s latest book, Just the Fracks Ma’am: The Truth about Hydrofracking is available from all online outlets. Kozera is also a professional speaker and the current President of the Virginia Oil & Gas Association. He is a father and grandfather whose oldest son just returned from deployment in the Middle East.

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