Apr 22: Earth Day symposium at SRU (focus: Marcellus)

In honor of Earth Day 2011, Slippery Rock University is hosting a symposium entitled “Towards a Sustainable Pennsylvania.”  The main focus of the event will be the Marcellus shale gas drilling issue.  Information tables, displays and other presentations will also be on hand to showcase various efforts towards sustainability.
There will be simultaneous sessions for various groups and individuals to make presentations related to the symposium's overall topic.  Speakers include: former head of DEP John Hanger, economist Dr. Tim Kelsey (PSU), energy expert Dr. Michael Griffin (CMU), environmental expert Dr. John Stolz (DU), environmental expert Jon Laughner (PSU), health expert Dr. Charles Christen (Pitt), legal expert Ben Price (CELDF), economist Paul Dudenas (PIOGA), and consulting geologist Dan Billman.  
9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in SRU's University Union, Slippery RockPA, 16057.  Free & open to the public.  Reservations not required, but please RSVP so we can set up adequate seating: MXL5577@sru.edu
Phone: 724-794-6317.

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