You are cordially invited to join the
Progressive Policy Institute
for a special event
The Natural Gas Revolution: Promise and Pitfalls
Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, White House
The Honorable Jason Altimre
United States Representative (D-Penn.)
President, American Gas Association
Principal, Cleveland Park Policy Consulting
President, Advanced Resources Inc.
Senior Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council
Vice President, Federal and State Government Affairs, The Dow Chemical Company
Senior Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, America's Natural Gas Alliance
Energy Reporter, Greenwire
Thursday, July 21, 2011
National Press Club, Zenger Room
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
If you have any questions, please contact 202-525-3926.
Space is limited. RSVP required.
The ever-increasing estimates of U.S. natural gas supplies have offered enormous promise for national progress toward cleaner power and transportation, economic growth, and job creation. But health and safety concerns about "fracking" methods used to extract shale gas have led to calls for new regulation of this expanding industry. PPI will explore how shale gas is changing our energy landscape and the implications and challenges for policy makers in Washington and the states. Joining us to offer their perspectives will be White House energy and climate advisor Heather Zichal, Congressman Jason Altmire from Pennsylvania, American Gas Association President Dave McCurdy, and experts and representatives from the natural gas industry, the manufacturing sector, and the environmental community. PPI's new policy memo, "Rethinking Natural Gas," will also be discussed.