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CANCELED: [ENVS Lecture Series] How Fracking was Banned in New York

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event is canceled. For more details, please see

Mar 12, 2020, 12 – 1pm EDT

In 2014, after years of pitched political battle around the state, New York became the first state in the nation with known gas reserves to ban fracking. How did this happen? Richard Schrader from The Natural Resources Defense Council will discuss the role played by different stake-holders and the factors that ultimately led to this decision.

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingCurtis Hall
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Multipurpose Room
Event Type: Lectures & Seminars
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences
Event Contact: Sara Gomez
Event Sponsor: Environmental Studies
Open to Public: Yes