Climate Change Public Hearing in Haverford

January 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Haverford Township Administration Building
1014 Darby Road
Pa. 19083
Sarah Iversen
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 AlleyProfessor of Geosciences, Penn State University
b.) Professor Don BrownScholar in Residence, Widener Law

Panel 2: The Role of Methane Leakage in Climate Change
a.) Dr. Tony IngraffeaEmeritus Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
b.) Professor Peter DeCarloAssociate 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 LeiterPennsylvania and Ohio Field Advocate, EarthWorks
c.) Krish RamamurthyDirector of Bureau of Air Quality, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
d) Request to drilling company pending


Greg Vitali
State Representative
166th Legislative District