PEC Announces Marcellus Shale Policy Conference

Focus will be on how Pennsylvania can construct an effective regulatory framework
January 11, 2010
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Marcellus Shale Policy Conference
May 3 & 4, 2010
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

If you have a stake in the development of regulatory policy and decision-making pertaining to Marcellus shale gas production in Pennsylvania, then you should attend this important conference!

The Pennsylvania Environmental Council and Duquesne University invite you to join us on May 3-4, 2010, for the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Policy Conference, where we will seek to identify strategies and practices for the effective and sustainable development of this extraordinary resource.

Among the topics we’ll discuss include:
– The economics of Marcellus shale development in America’s energy mix
– Regulatory obstacles and opportunities in Pennsylvania
– Opportunities and benefits of a successful Marcellus gas development industry in Pennsylvania
– Finding the balance between conservation and gas resource development
– Local community considerations
– Environmental issues
– Best management practices and long-term conservation methods
– Policy recommendations

The Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Policy Conference will feature an outstanding faculty of speakers from both Pennsylvania and other Marcellus shale formation states:
– Regulatory agencies
– Legislative and executive branch officials
– Municipal and local government officials
– Natural gas development industry
– Landowners
– Environmental organizations
– Engineering and policy advocates from national universities
– Economic development organizations
– Others

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