Law School | Mattone Family Atrium | 4th Fl.
Environmental Law Society is pleased to present a panel program
Fracking: The Risks and Rewards of Natural Gas Drilling in
Hydraulic Fracturing or “fracking” is used to drill for natural gas
in shale rock formations. The Marcellus Shale covers large areas of
upstate New York and Pennsylvania and contains natural gas
deposits. Disputes over the environmental and economic effects of
permitting fracking in New York are playing out in the state and
Join us for a dynamic panel discussion on issues surrounding
fracking. Panelists will cover a range of topics, including:
- New York’s unique water resources and the risks that drilling
poses to the New York City Watershed.
- The adequacy of New York’s environmental review of the issues
and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s
proposed regulations to govern drilling.
- The New York Attorney General’s suit against the EPA and other
federal agencies to compel a full environmental review of proposed
drilling in the Delaware River Basin.
- The history of hydraulic fracturing and its regulation in other
Lemuel M. Srolovic
Bureau Chief for Environmental Protection
Office of the New York State Attorney General
Watershed Program Director
E. Gail Suchman
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Thursday, November 3, 2011
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
School of Law | Mattone Family Atrium | Fourth Floor
Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
The program qualifies for two (2) non-transitional CLE credits. The
CLE fee is $50. Please complete and return the
CLE Payment Form by Monday, October 31, 2011.
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Assistant Dean for CLE and Alumni Relations
Payment by October 27, 2011