Fracking and Zoning in Your Community

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Many densely-populated communities are vulnerable to the impacts of fracking and drilling operations. During Food and Water Watch-PA's 2-part webinar series, June 20 from 9:30am-12pm and June 22 from 6:30-9pm, they'll discuss the health impacts of fracking, and how you can protect your communities from the adverse impacts of fracking through protective and legally-standing zoning.

Be sure to stay tuned for the live Q&A at the end of each webinar.

List of speakers and panelists include:

  • Denny Puko, Principal, Denny Puko Planning Consultant
  • Nicholas Mackereth, Local Government Planning Policy Specialist, PA Department of Community and Economic Development.
  • Joseph Horowitz, Esq., Commissioner, South Fayette Twp
  • David Vento,Council Member, Plum Borough
  • Nicole Ruscitto, Council Member, Jefferson Hills Borough
  • Patricia DeMarco, PhD, Council Member, Forest Hills Borough Council/ Scientist, Educator, Chatham University
  • John Smith, Esq., Smith Butz Law
  • John C. Dernbach, JD, Widener University, Commonwealth Law School
  • Edward (Ned) Ketyer, MD, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Environmental Health Project
  • Sarah Rankin, MPH, BSN, OCN, Public Health Nurse, Environmental Health Project
  • Laura Dagley, BSN, Medical Advocacy Coordinator, Physicians for Social Responsibility

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