PUBLIC MEETING ON THE ADVERSE IMPACTS OF
MARCELLUS NATURAL GAS ACTIVITIES:
WHERE ARE WE, WHERE ARE WE GOING
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2011.
Time: 6:15 PM SHARP.
[Doors Open at 6:00 PM].
Location: Skyview Elementary School (near Marcellus
Road just South of DuPont Road, South of Westover]
Monongahela Area Watersheds Compact (Barry Pallay & Duane Nichols)
and the League of Women Voters (Kitty Lozier, Phyllis Marshall, Janice
Gunel, Jonathan Rosenbaum)
-- Welcome and Introductions (Identification of Groups
Present). Barry Pallay, Co-Chair Watersheds Compact,
-- Overview of Permitted Wells near Morgantown Industrial Park In
Relation to MUB Water Intake, Local Schools and Other Facilities.
Evan Hansen, President, Downstream Strategies
-- The AES Sweetwater Facility for Recycling Marcellus Frackwater Being
Installed at the Morgantown Industrial Park. Duane
Nichols, Co-Chair Watersheds Compact
-- The Proposed Preston County Landfill for Marcellus Wastes Under
Consideration in the Cheat Watershed. Amanda Pitzer, Friends of
-- Review of Marcellus Natural Gas Development Activities in
Pennsylvania. Martin Niverth, Upper Mon River Association.
-- Update on Wetzel County Marcellus Developments. Bill Hughes,
Wetzel County Action Group
-- Status Report on Activities to Ban Marcellus Drilling in and around
Morgantown and the Watershed that Provides Drinking Water to
Morgantown. Speaker TBA
-- Update on the Citizens Stream Monitoring Program of the Isaac Walton
League. John Butler
-- West Virginia Source Water Protection, Certification & Training
Program. How Does It Relate to Morgantown Needs. Bill Toomey,
DHHR, Bureau of Public Health
-- WVU Source Water Protection Resource Program. How Does It
Relate to Morgantown Needs. Gerald Iwan, WVU Natural
Environmental Services Center
-- WV-DEP Division of Water & Waste Management Programs Related to
Source Water Protection, How Does It Relate To Morgantown Needs.
Randy Huffman, Cabinet Secretary, WV Dept of Environmental Protection,
-- WV-DEP Division of Air Quality Programs Related to Air Quality
Protection. How Does It Relate to Morgantown Needs. Randy
Huffman, Cabinet Secretary, WV Dept of Environmental Protection, and
-- The Land Protection Program of the WV-DEP Office of Oil and Gas
Land/Mineral Protection Programs. How Does It Relate To
Morgantown Needs. Randy Huffman, Cabinet Secretary, WV Dept of
Environmental Protection, and staff.
-- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Resources and Management
Programs, How Does It Relate To Morgantown Needs. Curt Meeder,
Chief, Planning & Environment, USACOE.
-- Morgantown Utility Board (MUB) Programs, How Does It Relate To
Morgantown Needs. Tim Ball, Director, MUB
-- Update on Activities of the Morgantown Area Concerned Citizens.
Kathy Cash, Sandra Fallon, Ann Payne, Alice Meehan, Catherine Tall
-- Listing of the Concerns of the Groups Present.
Barry Pallay, Facilitator
-- Resolutions on Water, Air and Land Protections Programs. Barry
-- Concluding Remarks and Announcements
**Questions are welcome.
For DIRECTIONS, Google
SKYVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. However, most of you know the bridge
across the Mon between Morgantown and Westover. If you cross bridge
from Morgantown to Westover, turn LEFT at Westover end of bridge. You are on RIVER ROAD route 45.
Stay on River Road for about one and one half miles until you
get to four-way intersection. Left at that intersection takes you into
Morgantown Industrial Park. Right at that intersection takes you to
Westover. Go STRAIGHT THRU intersection for roughly quarter mile and
you will see entrance to Skyview Elementary and Westwood Middle School
on your right.