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SOS Susquehanna: Press Conference Call Today, 1 pm

June 5, 2014

Media Advisory: June 5, 2014

Contacts:  Nathan Sooy, Clean Water Action: 717-585-2700

Joanne Kilgour, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter: 717-232-0101

Kristen Cevoli, PennEnvironment: (215) 732-5897

Tri-State Alliance Demands Governors Authorize Susquehanna Natural Gas Cumulative Impacts Study through SRBC:

Campaign Urges Focus on Shale Gas Drilling, Waste, Infrastructure 

Blue Heron along the Susquehanna River. Photo: Bucknell University.

WHAT: Groups in three states call on NY, PA and MD governors, Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC), to demand a comprehensive study of shale gas operations’ cumulative impacts on water quality in the Susquehanna River Basin. The groups are holding press conferences in conjunction with meetings of the SRBC in their member state. The Pennsylvania event coincides with Thursday’s meeting of the Susquehanna River Basin Commission in Entriken, PA..

WHO: Environmental, faith-based, civic, and human rights groups: Clean Water Action, Sierra Club PA Chapter, Sierra Club MD Chapter, Protecting Our Waters, Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, Berks Gas Truth, PennEnvironment, League of Women Voters, PA

SPEAKERS:   Guy Alsentzer, Attorney, Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper

Joanne Kilgour, Chapter Director, Sierra Club/Pennsylvania Chapter

Nathan Sooy, Clean Water Action/Pennsylvania

Kristen Cevoli, PennEnvironment

Jennifer Quinn, Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture)

Susan Carty, Pa League of Women Voters

Karen Feridun, Berks Gas Truth

Iris Marie Bloom, Protecting Our Waters

Michael Helfrich, The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper

WHERE: Call in to participate – 800-509-6344    Access Code:  3387374#

WHEN: Thurs. June 5th at 1 PM EST.

 More information:   Nathan R Sooy

Central Pennsylvania Campaign Coordinator
Clean Water Action
www.cleanwateraction.org

(717) 233-1801 office

(717) 585-2700 cell

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