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Environmental Implications of Shale Gas Development: Frack versus Fiction

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On Wednesday, October 10, Yale Professor of Hydrology Jim Saiers launched the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy's second annual Policy Workshop Seminar Series with his presentation, "Environmental Implications of Shale Gas Development: Frack versus Fiction." A recording of the webinar is now available online at https://vimeo.com/51598345.

Ramon Alvarez, a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund is the next speaker in the series. He will discuss the potential climate benefits and challenges posed by the shale gas boom on Thursday, November 8, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST. Registration is available at https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/790770447.

The fall semester line-up will conclude on Thursday, December 6, from 12:00 -1:00 PM EST, with Bill Dornbos, YCELP’s previous Associate Director and now the Connecticut Director of Environment Northeast. He will discuss the current regulatory structure for shale gas development as well as the effects that this development is already having on state energy planning.

A full roster of additional webinar speakers will follow in the spring.



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