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Thursday, November 17, 2011

The League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh presents:

Presents a Forum
Marcellus Shale in Your Neighborhood

Saturday, November 19, 9:00 – Noon

Robert Morris University, Moon Campus 6001 University Blvd. Moon Township, PA 15108

Patrick Henry Building, Hopwood Hall

Are you, your neighbors, or anyone you know contemplating leasing land for Marcellus Shale drilling?

Do you need to know more about hydrofracking, water and air quality issues?

What can landowners and others do to protect the environment, public health and themselves?

What impact can regulations and leases have on water and air pollution, noise, accidents, and maintaining biological diversity?

Allegheny County leases August 2009-August 2011

A partial list of presenters includes:
John F. Stolz, Ph.D Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Director, Center for Environmental   Research and Education, Duquesne University 

Davitt Woodwell, Executive Vice President, Western Region, Pennsylvania Environmental Council 

Jack Ubinger, Senior Vice President, Market Oriented Solutions, Pennsylvania
Environmental Council

  Marian Schweighofer, North Wayne Property Owners Alliance, Wayne and
Susquehanna Counties, 1800 landowners

Free and open to the public. Registration begins at 8:30 am. For more details on this program, call 412-261-4284..


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