Fracking Series

NEO Sierra Club presents a series on fracking awareness in collaboration with West Shore FACT (Faith Communities Together for Frack Awareness).  The series of speakers and films is to be held at the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd, Rock River, Ohio 44116.  Please join us for one or more of the following events, all of which are open to the public and free (though donations are greatly appreciated).

Nine-Part Series on Hydraulic Horizontal Fracking and the Viable Alternatives Available Now

THURSDAY,  SEPT. 12  @ 7 PM 
Alison Auciello, Ohio Organizer for Food and Water Watch
, will give an overview of fracking and the problems it presents.

THURSDAY,  SEPT. 19  @ 7 PM  
Dr. Deborah Crowden, MD,  will speak about the health impacts of fracking.

SATURDAY,  SEPT. 21  @ 7 PM  
Film screening: Triple Divide, a film by investigative journalists Joshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman seeking truth about the impacts of fracking.

THURSDAY,  SEPT. 26  @ 7 PM  
Doug Shields, Pittsburgh councilman, talks about his successful campaign to ban fracking within city limits in 2010.

THURSDAY,  OCT. 3  @ 7 PM  
Dr. Lorry Wagner of  LeedCo, a regional non-profit and economic development organization, talks about the plans for an  offshore wind energy industry in Ohio.

THURSDAY,  OCT. 10  @ 7 PM  
Alan Frasz, President and principal owner of Cleveland based Dove Tail Solar and Wind, talks about the opportunities for solar energy in Ohio.

SATURDAY,  OCT. 12  @ 7 PM  
Film Screening: Bidder 70, a documentary of Tim DeChristopher who protested the leasing of thousands of acres of pristine Utah land to oil and gas companies as bidder #70.

THURSDAY,  OCT. 17  @ 7 PM  
Film Screening: Gasland II, filmmaker Josh Fox’s new sequel to his documentary, Gasland.

THURSDAY,  OCT. 24  @ 7 PM  
Teresa Mills, Fracking Representative with the Buckeye Forest Council, will talk about Ohio’s practice of disposing fracking waste in Class II injection wells and the problems with and alternatives to this practice.