Book Talk: Petroleum-238 with Justin Nobel

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This is not a library sponsored event.

Purpose of Meeting

Justin Nobel, journalist for Rolling Stone and author of Petroleum- 238: Big Oil's Dangerous Secret and the Grassroots Fight to Stop It, will be at the library for a reading and discussion of the injection well issues in Athens County. His book to be released on April 24th, covers the problems with fracking operations and the people and workers exposed to the environmental hazards.

Justin Nobel writes on science and environment for US magazines, literary journals and investigative sites. His investigation into the radioactivity brought to the surface in oil and gas production and the various pathways of contamination posed to the industry’s workers, public and communities, and the environment was published in 2020 with Rolling Stone Magazine, “America’s Radioactive Secret” and awarded best longform narrative by the National Association of Science Writers.

Justin’s book on this topic can be ordered now through the Little Professor Book Store, Phone: (740) 856-2505