Continuing Concerns for Shale Gas Development in Pennsylvania
Roberta Winters, PA League of Women Voters
Carr Everbach, Swarthmore College
James Schmid, Schmid & Co., Inc., Consulting Ecologists
Production of natural gas from deep shale using unconventional "fracking" technology poses problems for human health and the environment along with economic benefits. Heavy industrial activity is spreading across the landscape of Pennsylvania, and existing laws and regulations offer only weak control of potential damages. These three well-informed speakers will provide diverse perspectives and respond to audience questions.