Public Policy: Fracking and the Impact of the Utica on Ohio

Event Date: 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm


Solon Community Center, 35000 Portz Pkwy, Solon, OH 44139

Free and Open to the Public - $0

For more information contact: Felicia Westbrooks, 216-368-2090


Moderated by Dan Shingler, Crain's Cleveland Business


  • Michael Chadsey, Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Trent Dougherty, Ohio Environmental Council
  • Edward “Ned” Hill, John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State Univ.

This panel will discuss the impact of fracking on Ohio's economy and environment. What are some of the industry and employment opportunities that might arise out of this new technology in some of the poorest sections of our state? Can it be done without significantly polluting our water and air?

Co-sponsored by the Plain Dealer/, Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, plus Cleveland Hts/University Hts, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

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