Friday, July 22, 2011

Day 2: Friday, July 22

All day:
Finger Lakes Region Gas Lease Mapping Report Display

  • Sarah Eckel, Legislative & Policy Director at Citizens Campaign for the Environment

7:50-8:50 am
Registration and continental breakfast

 8:50-9:00 Welcome Address and Introductions

  • Khristopher Dodson, Communications and Program Manager, Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University
  • Beth Kinne, J.D., LL.M., Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Program, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

 9:00- 10:00 Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

Session 6A: Negotiating the Financial and Surface Use Components of the Oil and Gas Leases

 Session 6B: Regulation and Litigation Options Concerning Gas Drilling

 10:00-10:30 Break

 10:30 – 11:30  Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

Session 7A:  Impacts of Marcellus Shale Development on Agriculture and Agricultural Lands -Panel

Session 7B: Protecting Watershed and Municipal Interests -Panel

11:30-12:30 pm BBQ Lunch at Scandling Center Patio/Café (1st Floor)

12:30-1:30 Session 8: Development of a Tool Kit for Mitigating Effects of Marcellus Shale Development

The goal of the facilitated breakout sessions is to create an outline for the contents and focus of a tool kit that can be used to help communities understand the potential impacts of shale gas development at the local and regional levels, create strategies for mitigating impacts, and identify necessary resources to implement those strategies.

  •  Environmental Impacts
    Aimee Clinkhammer, Project Scientist for Research Support, SyracuseCoE Center for Sustainable Community Solutions
    Location: Vandervort Room
  • Social/Economic Impacts
    Krys Cail
    Location: Vandervort Room
  • Infrastructure/Planning Impacts
    Khris Dodson
    Location: Vandervort Lounge

1:30-2:00 Break

 2:00-3:00 Session 9: Summary of Breakout Session
Representatives from each working group report to group as a whole in Vandervort Room
Mark Lichtenstein
Location: Vandervort Room

 3:00 Closing Remarks

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