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Thursday, February 5, 2015

TONIGHT: Learn the facts about fracking

Here's an opportunity for Ligonier Township residents who don't know the facts about hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") to come up to speed quickly. Call some friends/neighbors, and carpool to this event in nearby Jeannette TONIGHT, 630pm-930pm.

Date:  February 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
Sponsor: Protect PT (Penn Township)

Penn Middle School Auditorium
1007 Penn Middle Way
Jeannette, PA 15644

Some topics that will be covered by expert speakers tonight's information meeting hosted by the Penn Township Commissioners:

·         Decrease of Property Values/Increase of Home Insurance
o   Virginia Stump
o    “Hydraulic Fracturing: A White Paper Report.” National Association of REALTORS, 2012
·         Heavy and Dangerous Traffic on our Community Roads
o   Ron Gulla
o “More than an Inconvenience” Frac Tracker Alliance, September 25, 2014
·         Industrial Light and Noise Pollution
o    “Shale Gas Boom Now Visible From Space” CNBC Financial Times, January 28, 2013
o “Shale Gas Flares” Dissenta diForeva, April 28, 2011
·         Land, Air and Water Pollution
o   Dr. Cindy Walters
o    List of the Harmed Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Water and Air; updated December 19, 2014
·         Adverse Health Effects
o   Dr. Bernard Goldstein
o Physicians Scientists & Engineers Healthy Energy Jerome Paulson, M.D.
·         Crime, Safety
o    “North Dakota oil boom attracts crime” The Associated Press, January 24, 2015