SU Host Natural Gas Drilling Panel Wednesday, April 30
SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Environmental Studies Colloquium Series concludes with the panel discussion “Environmental and Economic Implications of Natural Gas Drilling for Maryland” Wednesday, April 30.
The presentation is 7 p.m. in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Panelists include American Petroleum Institute Executive Director Drew Cobbs, Dr. Tom Cawthern of SU’s Geography and Geosciences Department, The End of Country author Seamus McGraw and Chesapeake Climate Action Network Director Mike Tidwell.
Proponents of natural gas drilling have said it enhances U.S. energy independence and provides jobs. Others have said it accelerates climate change and threatens groundwater.
Sponsored by the SU Environmental Studies Department, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at www.salisbury.edu.