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Fracking Debate Hits Close to Home for Smith Fellow

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Read our Q&A with Sara Souther on why she joined a group of scientists to urge regulatory agencies to conduct more research on the environmental risks and scientific uncertainties associated with fracking.

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By Maureen Ryan, Ph.D., posted on February 15, 2013

A Scientist’s Public Policy Surprise

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Smith Fellow Maureen (Mo) Ryan always felt that she should be more engaged in public policy. It wasn't until she finally decided to take action that she realized that scientists have more to contribute to public policy than they might think.

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