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Public Education Event - Is My Well Water Safe from Gas Drilling? Beaver Library, Nov 10, 1:00 pm

Families are being effected in adverse ways by natural gas drilling in surrounding counties. Hear the stories of families in Butler Co, the Woodlands, who now have no drinkable, potable water.

Every gas well drilled has the potential to become a toxic, industrial waste zone

Is My Well Water Safe?

What the Gas Drillers Aren’t Telling Us

Saturday, November 10, 2012

1:00 - 3:00 PM

Beaver Memorial Library

100 College Avenue

Beaver PA  15009

Speakers:

Janet & Fred McIntyre are from the Woodlands, Connoquenessing Township, Butler County. Their lives have been severely damaged by Marcellus Shale unconventional gas drilling.  For two years they and fifty surrounding neighbors have been living without potable water. They have lost all trust in PA-DEP oversight over the Gas & Oil Industry. Their story was featured on the front page of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Fouled Waters: Woodlands residents search for ways to survive without clean water”, Aug 19, 2012.

Dr. John Stolz Ph.D. is a professor of biological sciences and director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He specializes in the ecology and biochemistry of microorganisms used in bioremediation.  Dr. Stolz holds a Ph.D. from Boston University.  He has authored more than 60 articles for scholarly journals and edited two books. Dr. Stolz will provide an overview of unconventional gas drilling and its environmental impact. Particular emphasis will be on water quality and community impact as he will discuss his study on the water wells of the Woodlands, Butler County.

Free event - all welcome - Donations accepted for
"Water For Woodlands" Fund 

Sponsored by Beaver County Marcellus Awareness Committee

Monthly meetings 4th Monday of every month,
7:00 PM, Church of the Savior, 420 Maplewood Ave, Ambridge PA 15003

www.marcellusawareness.com

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