Talk About Fracking
Monday, Apr 9, 2012
Join the Investigate This Tenement Talk for an in-depth conversation about fracking. A panel featuring representatives from the media, the drilling industry, a former state regulator and an environmental lawyer will discuss whether the process is the answer to America’s energy needs, or whether we should slow down and learn more about the potential environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing.
Sponsors: ProPublica & the Tenement Museum
Speakers: Abrahm Lustgarten, reporter - ProPublica & author of the forthcoming Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster; Mark Boling, Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary - Southwestern Energy; Stu Gruskin, former Executive Deputy Commissioner - NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, currently an environmental consultant; & Deborah Goldberg, Managing Attorney - Earthjustice
Moderator: Steve Curwood, Host & Executive Producer - Public Radio International Living on Earth,
Monday, April 9, 6:30 pm
Location: The Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard Street @ Delancey
RSVP: The event is free and open to the public, but RSVP on our Facebook page if you plan to join us.
If you can’t make it in person, the conversation will be live streamed on U-Stream and you can ask questions via Twitter using the hashtag #pttalks or emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org.