DON’T JUMP TO
UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT GAS DRILLING IN THE MARCELLUS SHALE
A lecture by JANNETTE BARTH, PH.D.
Thursday, JANUARY 27TH, 2011 ~ 7pm, Doors open at 6:30pm
VESTAL LIBRARY, 320 VESTAL PARKWAY EAST, VESTAL NY
· How many jobs will really be created?
· Are areas where drilling has occurred better off than areas where it has not?
· What are the true costs and benefits of drilling?
As a landowner in Delaware County, NY in the Marcellus Shale region, Dr. Barth became interested in the economic and environmental impacts of gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing techniques. After reviewing the existing studies of economic impacts of gas drilling in New York, including the treatment in the draft SGEIS produced by the DEC, Dr. Barth authored a summary report, “Unanswered Questions About the Economic Impact of Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale: Don’t Jump to Conclusions”. Her work in this area is entirely self-funded.
Jannette Barth, Ph.D., president of J.M. Barth & Associates, Inc. an economic research and consulting firm, has worked in the fields of economic analysis and econometric modeling and forecasting for over 35 years. She received her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Several of her former positions include Chief Economist, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Consultant and Account Manager, Chase Econometrics/Interactive Data Corporation.
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