ULI Western NY: Hydrofracking – An Informational Presentation
High volume hydraulic fracturing, or “hydrofracking,” has influenced international and national energy markets and is currently at the forefront of local, state, and federal policy discussions. This program will provide an overview of the process of hydrofracking and the exploration of Marcellus/Utica Shale gas in New York State. Speakers will introduce the audience to the benefits, drawbacks and local influencers involved in hydrofracking. They will also cover the economic, energy, and environmental implications for Western New York. Both the public and private sectors are invited to attend. Networking and hors d’oeuvres will follow the presentations.
Gary Marchiori, President, EnergyMark, LLC
Rita Yelda, Organizer, Food & Water Watch
Dennis Holbrook, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Norse Energy Corp.
Miche C. Needham, CPA, Principal, Lumsden & McCormick
Dr. Don Duggan-Haas, Senior Education Research Associate, Paleontological Research Institution (PRI)
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
6:00 – 6:30 PM Registration
6:30 – 7:15 PM Speaker Presentations
7:15 – 8:00 PM Networking & Discussion