Interior Dept. holds “fracking” forum
Posted by jplatsky at 11/30/2010 10:35 AM EST on pressconnects.com
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has scheduled an afternoon forum to discuss hydraulic fracturing on public lands for 1 p.m. today.
Someone please tell Salazar that the highlighted benefits range from overblown to full-blown lies.
Security: Why are we exporting our security to China? Hint: It’s about profit not security.
Environmental: See Panel 7: Lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas — Dr. Bob Howarth, Cornell
Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior
David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary of Interior
Carol Browner, Assistant to the President for Energy & Climate Change
Marcilynn Burke, Deputy Director, BLM
Panel 1: Current practice of hydraulic fracturing on BLM land and its potential impacts, moderated by Steve Black, Counselor to Secretary Ken Salazar
Fred Toney, Vice President for U.S. Pressure Pumping, Baker Hughes
Sherri Stuewer, Vice President, Environmental Policy & Planning, Exxon Mobil
Jim Kleckner, Vice President, Operations, Anadarko
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Steve Moyer, Vice President, Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited
Panel 2: Regulatory considerations associated with hydraulic fracturing on BLM land, moderated by David J. Hayes, Deputy Secretary
Steve Salzman, Division Chief, Fluid Minerals, BLM
Douglas Duncan, Associate Coordinator, Energy Resources Program, USGS
Tom Doll, Supervisor, Wyoming Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Mark Fesmire, Director, New Mexico Oil Conservation District
I think writing all the above would be a good idea.