July 12: Marcellus Shale drilling info session

Councilman Doug Shields is hosting a Marcellus Shale Post-Agenda session in City Council Chambers to educate Council members and the public about Marcellus Shale drilling. The post-agenda meeting will be televised on City Cable Channel 13. The public is encouraged to attend in order to learn about this critical issue!

The Agenda is as follows:

An Explanation of the Technical Process of Marcellus Shale Drilling by Radisav D. Vidic, University of Pittsburgh Environmental Engineering Group

Health and Community Impacts by Chuck Christen, University of Pittsburgh Center for Healthy Environments and Communities

The Pennsylvania Context and Its Effect on Local Marcellus Shale Drilling by the Honorable David K. Levdansky, PA House of Representatives, Finance Committee Chairman, Game and Fisheries Committee

The Marcellus Shale Play: A DEP Perspective by Jack Crook, Compliance Chief – Oil and Gas, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Potential Problems with the Existing Set of Laws by John Baillie, Senior Attorney at PennFuture’s Pittsburgh Office

Consumer Protection by Nadia Steinzor, Marcellus Regional Organizer for EARTHWORKS

Industry Side by Kathryn Klaber, President and Executive Director of the Marcellus Shale Coalition

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