Citizens Marcellus Shale Commission Schedules Hearing in Williamsport

The Citizens Marcellus Shale Commission was formed by Pennsylvania civic and environmental organizations to assess the impacts, both positive and negative, of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale and to identify the steps needed to ensure drilling occurs in a responsible manner.

The Citizens Commission will hold five hearings across Pennsylvania to seek citizen perspectives on the Marcellus Shale. Sign up to participate at our first hearing on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at South Fayette Middle School in McDonald, Pa. (near Pittsburgh). All hearings will be held from 6-9 pm and include time for public comment. View the full schedule of upcoming hearings..

Commission Hearing Schedule:

McDonald, Pa Aug. 31, 6-9 p.m.: South Fayette Middle School, 3640 Old Oakdale Rd.

Other Upcoming Hearings (Details TBA)

Philadelphia: Sept. 6, 6-9 p.m.: The Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St.
Williamsport: Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m. (Details TBA)
Towanda: Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m. (Details TBA)
Harrisburg: Week of Sept. 18, (Details TBA)

Register to participate by calling Stephanie Frank at 717-255-7181 or visit

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