Fracking forum set for Saturday in Sewickley |

Fracking forum set for Saturday in Sewickley

Dillon Carr
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review

A national environmental advocacy group is hosting a workshop in Sewickley on Saturday to discuss local efforts to restrict Marcellus shale drilling.

Doug Shields, Western Pennsylvania Outreach Liaison for environmental advocacy group, Food and Water Watch, will discuss his review of 17 zoning codes and related ordinances. A panel of local elected officials will also share their experiences in dealing with oil and gas operations. Those officials include David Ball, Peters Township councilman; Joseph Horowitz, South Fayette Township commissioner; Patricia DeMarco, Forest Hills council member and Tom Whalen, former Oakmont councilman.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at [email protected].

If You Go

What: Forum: Is Your Community Prepared for Fracking?

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., June 30

Where: Sewickley United Methodist Church, 337 Broad Street

Cost: Free

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