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Tuesday, June 05, 2012
7:15 PM - 9:00 PM

Community forum on fracking

The community is invited to attend an informative panel discussion on ?Fracking? in Our Backyard?Why Should We Care??, co-sponsored by Park Synagogue and AJC Cleveland. ?Fracking,? or hydraulic fracturing, the drilling of shale under the ground to extract natural gas and oil, is a hot debate topic right now in Ohio and in many other states. Hear a panel of area experts on all sides of the issue discuss fracking.

Panelists include: Moderator Mike McIntyre, host of ?Sounds of Ideas? on WCPN and Plain Dealer columnist; Pete MacKenzie, VP of Operations, Ohio Oil & Gas Association; Dr. Beverly Saylor, Associate Professor of Stratigraphy and Sedimentology in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at CWRU; Dave Simons, Ohio Sierra Club Energy Committee Chair.

The program is free and open to the community.

The community is invited to attend an informative panel discussion on ?Fracking? in Our Backyard?Why Should We Care??, co-sponsored by Park Synagogue and AJC Cleveland. ?Fracking,? or hydraulic fracturing, the drilling of shale under the ground to extract natural gas and oil, is a hot debate topic right now in Ohio and in many other states. Hear a panel of area experts on all sides of the issue discuss fracking. Panelists include: Moderator Mike McIntyre, host of ?Sounds of Ideas? on WCPN and Plain Dealer columnist; Pete MacKenzie, VP of Operations, Ohio Oil & Gas Association; Dr. Beverly Saylor, Associate Professor of Stratigraphy and Sedimentology in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at CWRU; Dave Simons, Ohio Sierra Club Energy Committee Chair. The program is free and open to the community.

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