2012-03-16,17 Marcellus Shale Exposed: Symposium for Truth & Action – Bethlehem, PA
March 16-17, 2012 (Fri-Sat)
Northampton Community College
3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020
Berks Gas Truth and the Lehigh Valley Sierra Club are pleased to announce that Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, one of the foremost authorities on fracking, will keynote at the upcoming event, Marcellus Shale Exposed: A Symposium for Truth and Action. Dr. Ingraffea will speak at the Lipkin Theater on the Main Campus at 10 a.m. on March 17th. The previous evening, a panel of Pennsylvanians living in impacted areas of the state will be on hand to comment and take your questions after a screening of Gasland, also in the Lipkin Theater.
After Dr. Ingraffea’s talk, the event will move to the nearby Campus Center where a series of 30-minute talks will be given on a range of issues including:
Environmental Impacts, Tracy Carluccio, Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Health Impacts, Dr. Michelle Bamberger and Robert E. Oswald, authors of the recent Impacts of Gas Drilling on Human and Animal Health
Legislative/Regulatory Issues, Jeff Schmidt, PA Sierra Club
Economic Impacts, Deborah Rogers, Energy Policy Forum
Alternative Energy Solutions, Dr. Vera Cole, Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association
Effective Use of Media, Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth
No matter what their level of familiarity with drilling, all attendees will learn something new at Marcellus Shale Exposed. The event is open to the public free of charge, although registration will soon be available at our websige, www.marcellus-shale-exposed.org, as space is limited.