Environment, Energy and Land Use Steering Committee: Hydraulic Fracturing: Separating Frack from Fiction

Feb. 20, 2016 , 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2016 NACo Legislative Conference
Thurgood Marshall North/East (Mezzanine Level)

This education session will provide various perspectives for county officials to consider on hydraulic fracturing and its impact on counties.

  • Thomas Murphy, Director, Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research, Penn State University
  • Andrew Williams, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
  • Tom Fitzsimmons, President, Carbon Creek Energy, Wyoming
  • Mike Nedd, Assistant Director, Energy, Minerals and Realty Management, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of Interior
  • Steve Wells, Division Chief, Fluid Minerals, BLM, U.S. Department of Interior
  • Jeff Frithsen, Associate Director for Ecology, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Lisa Schaffer, Director of Government Relations, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

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