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“Gas Drilling: What is there to be worried about?” Find out Weds., May 12th!

May 8, 2010

Friends Select School
17th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia 19103
Wednesday, May 12, 7 to 9 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30.

Presentations will address the effects of gas drilling on the environment in general, including impacts on Philadelphia’s drinking water; the role of the Delaware River Basin Commission; Philadelphia City Council actions to protect the city; and what you can do.

The program includes a video presentation involving Josh Fox, filmmaker of Gasland, the Sundance Film Festival 2010 award winning documentary.  Iris Marie Bloom will speak about what grassroots organizing has accomplished so far and what we can do now.  Philadelphia City Councilman Curtis Jones and a representative from Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and Rabbi Arthur Waskow of the Shalom Center will also participate.

The event is free and open to the public.  It will be in the auditorium at the Friends Select School, 17th and the Parkway, Philadelphia.

For further information, E-mail – dcs@mailhosts.net or call Marge Schab, FSS alumna at 212-410-2366.

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