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Tuesday

7:30am - 8:30am

Breakfast and Sign in

8:30am - 12:00pm

Session III

Discussion Leader: Sarah Woodley
8:30am - 9:00am Allen Robinson (Carnegie Mellon University)
"Air Quality and Climate Issues with Natural Gas Development and Production"
9:00am - 9:10am Discussion
9:10am - 9:40am Dan Bain (University of Pittsburgh)
"Establishing a Water Chemistry Baseline for Southwest Pennsylvania: The Ten Mile Creek Case"
9:40am - 9:45am Discussion
9:45am - 10:00am Break
10:00am - 10:30am Brady Porter (Duquesne University)
"Impact of Marcellus activities on salamanders and fish populations in the Ten Mile Creek watershed"
10:30am - 10:40am Discussion
10:40am - 11:10am Peter Rabinowitz (Yale University)
"Health complaints, water quality indicators, and proximity to gas wells in Washington County PA"
11:10am - 11:20am Discussion
11:20am - 11:50am Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald (Vet Behavior Consults/Cornell University)
"Impacts of gas drilling on human and animal health: updates"
11:50am - 12:00pm Discussion
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

Provided free of charge

1:00pm - 5:50pm

Session IV

Discussion Leader: Stan Kabala
1:00pm - 1:30pm Margaret Brittingham (Penn State University)
"The effects of shale gas development on forest landscapes and ecosystems"
1:30pm - 1:40pm Discussion
1:40pm - 2:10pm Patrick Drohan (Penn State University)
"How fracking technology is changing landscapes compared to past resource extraction disturbance"
2:10pm - 2:20pm Discussion
2:20pm - 2:50pm Paul Ziemkiewicz (West Virginia University) 
"What does monitoring in the three rivers tell us about the effects of shale gas development?"
2:50pm - 3:00pm Discussion
3:00pm - 3:10pm Break
3:10pm - 3:40pm John Stolz (Duquesne University)
"The Woodlands: a case study of well water contamination related to unconventional shale gas extraction"
3:40pm - 3:50pm Discussion
3:50pm - 4:20pm Matt Kelso and Samantha Malone (FracTracker Alliance and University of Pittsburgh) 
"Data inconsistencies from states with unconventional oil and gas activity"
4:20pm - 4:30pm Discussion
4:30pm - 5:00pm Sharon Ward (Keystone Research Center)
"Measuring the human and social service impacts of natural gas development"
5:00pm - 5:10pm Discussion
5:10pm - 5:40pm Emily Collins (University of Pittsburgh)
"Regulatory structures for reuse and disposal of shale gas wastewater"
5:40pm - 5:50pm Discussion
5:50pm - 6:00pm

Closing Remarks

6:00pm

Adjourn