1014 Darby Road
Methane and climate change public hearing scheduled for Jan. 24
I will be hosting a hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 to discuss methane and climate change.
The hearing will explore the ways in which methane affects climate change and how Pennsylvania can better regulate methane leakage. The hearing will take place in the Haverford Township Administration Building, at 1014 Darby Road, Havertown, Pa. 19083, in the Commissioners Meeting Room.
Please find below an outline of the hearing and the confirmed speakers.
This hearing is open to the public and I encourage you to attend, however, questions will be limited to members of the policy committee.
Please contact Sarah Iversen in my district office with any questions at 610-789-3900.
House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
Methane and Climate Change
Panel 1: The Threat of Climate Change and Pennsylvania’s Role
a.) Dr. Richard Alley, Professor of Geosciences, Penn State University
b.) Professor Don Brown, Scholar in Residence, Widener Law
Panel 2: The Role of Methane Leakage in Climate Change
a.) Dr. Tony Ingraffea, Emeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
b.) Professor Peter DeCarlo, Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University
c.) Rob Altenburg, Director, PennFuture Energy Center
Panel 3: Policies to Reduce Methane Leakage
a.) Dr. Arvind Ravikumar, Assistant Professor of Energy Engineering, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
b.) Leann Leiter, Pennsylvania and Ohio Field Advocate, EarthWorks
c.) Krish Ramamurthy, Director of Bureau of Air Quality, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
d) Request to drilling company pending
166th Legislative District