Saturday, January 26, 2013

Panel to Discuss Marcellus Shale Gas Exploration

WILKES-BARRE, PA—January 26, 2013—Brian Oram, a professional geologist and soil scientist and founder of B.F. Environmental Consultants, has been invited to speak as part of a panel of experts convened to discuss key questions and concerns surrounding the Marcellus Shale Gas Exploration work currently underway in northeastern Pennsylvania.
The event is sponsored by The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary and will take place January 30 at 7:00 pm in Amado Auditorium in the Lower School located at 1560 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania. The purpose of the event is to bring together a panel composed of area leaders in education, industry and business and will allow for examination of the some of the many implications of the Shale Gas exploration in NEPA from a variety of perspectives.
“There are still many questions in the minds of area residents and lawmakers about the work gas companies are doing in our area,” Oram said. “I believe this panel will be able to answer many of them. This will be an excellent opportunity to fully explore these issues.”

Other panelists include Representative Sandra Major (Republican, Northern counties including Susquehanna); Rep. Phyllis Mundy (Democrat, Luzerne County); Eileen Cipriani, President, West Wyoming Borough Council; William desRosiers or George Stark from Cabot Oil and Gas; Brian Oram, local water quality expert; Kenneth Klemov from Wilkes University Institute on Energy and the Environment; Marlene Troy, Professor of Environmental Science at Wilkes University; and Bernard Prusak, Director of the McGowan School of Ethics and Social Responsibility at King's College.

Other outreach on Marcellus Shale and Private Wells
Citizen Groundwater Database
Private Well Owner Booklet for PA
Past Presentations Videos

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