Two Stream Groups Host Marcellus Symposium

Morgantown Dominion Post
14 June 2012
Submitted to The Dominion Post

Friends of Deckers Creek and Friends of the Cheat are hosting the second quarterly Marcellus Shale Community Symposium, focused on air-quality issues and health impacts, with discussions on volunteer water monitoring programs. The symposium will be from 6:30-8 p.m. June 28 at WVU Evansdale Campus, Engineering Science Building, Room 207. The public is invited.

Dr. Mike McCawley, WVU Department of Community Medicine, will present information on a novel system he’s developed to monitor air quality around Marcellus drill sites, as well as potential health impacts.

Bill Hughes, Wetzel County Action Group, will share photographs of air pollution sources from wellsite activities.

Info: Friends of Deckers Creek at 304-292-3970; or Friends of the Cheat at 304-329-3621.