Center for Environmental Research and Education (CERE)

Dr. John F. Stolz, Director and Professor
Phone: 412.396.4367

    Facing the Challenges
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    Research on Shale Gas Extraction Symposium

    Conference Videos

    Now available! Watch

    This two-day symposium explored the challenges of unconventional shale gas extraction. We heard from more than two dozen academic researchers as they presented their findings regarding:

    • Biological, geological and environmental investigations
    • Fugitive methane migration and climate change
    • Air and water quality
    • Human and animal health
    • Social, political and legal aspects
    Special thanks to our sponsors

    Sponsored by the Heinz Endowments, the Claneil Foundation, the Colcom Foundation and The George Gund Foundation. Presented by Duquesne University's Center for Environmental Research and Education.