WASHINGTON, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2013)—Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Energy Lecture Series continues with “Obtaining a Social License to Operate in the Unconventional Shale Domain” Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Howard J. Burnett Center’s Yost Auditorium.
Free and open to the public, the lecture series is presented by W&J’s Center for Energy Policy and Management.
The new Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) was formed by a coalition of gas producing companies, philanthropies, and environmental groups to support continuous improvement in industrial practices through performance standards and voluntary certification.
Join Andrew Place, acting interim director of the CSSD, and Davitt Woodwell, senior vice president, Pennsylvania Environmental Council, as they discuss the goals and plans of the CSSD and the challenges and opportunities it faces.
Registration is suggested. Please register here.
Upcoming lectures of the Energy Lecture Series:
• Feb. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: “Thirst for Power: The Nexus of Energy & Water”
• March 26, 2014, 6:30 p.m.: “A Vision for Coal”