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Earth Day Event: Panel Discussion on Hydraulic Fracturing in the Marcellus Shale


Monday, April 22nd, 2013, at 8:30 AM


Speakers' Corner

Event Description:

Please join us in Falvey Memorial Library’s Speakers’ Corner on Monday, Apr. 22, for an event to honor the 43rd Earth Day. Faculty and invited experts will have a discussion on the economic opportunities and environmental challenges posed by natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale. The talk will include questions posed by the audience. A continental breakfast will also be served.

Following the panel discussion in Falvey, there will be several other events on campus to celebrate Earth Day, including the following:

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.—sustainability fair in lower level Connelly Center (indoors)

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.—sustainability fair farmer’s market, lower level Connelly Center (outdoors)

4:30 p.m.—Earth Day keynote address by Katherine Gajewski, director of sustainability, City of Philadelphia

These events, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library; Dining Services; the Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies; Center for Peace and Justice Education; Villanova Center for Liberal Education; Maintenance and Grounds Staff; and the departments of Biology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geography and the Environment, and History, are free and open to the public.

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