||This forum will provide information on Marcellus/Utica Shale drilling processes, water quality and environmental issues. The panel will include Dr. Ben Stout, a stream ecologist and Professor of Biology at Wheeling Jesuit University; Dr. John Stolz, Director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne
University; Dr. Yuri Gorby, Professor of Microbiology and Researcher at University of Southern California, Ms. Rose Baker of the Wetzel County Action Group. Representatives from the gas industry have been invited.
These informational meetings are free of charge and open to the public. Those attending are also invited to bring copies of their own water testing results to be included in research to establish baseline of water quality in the Ohio Valley.