Program set to discuss seismic testing and shale issues in western Pa.


BEAVER, Pa. — Seismic testing, pipeline agreements and leasing update program provided at three rimes and three locations in western Pennsylvania.


Penn State Cooperative Extension and Beaver-Lawrence Farm Bureau will be holding the program, “Seismic testing, pipeline agreements and leasing updates” at the following times and locations in December:

• 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Dec.11; at Ben Franklin Learning Center, 815 Cunningham Ave., New Castle, Pa. (Corner of Cunningham & Lutton, adjacent to Taggert Football Stadium). Pre-register by calling the Lawrence County Extension office at 724-654-8370.

• 1 to 3 p.m. Dec, 13at the Beaver County Extension Office, 1000 Third St., Ste 3, Beaver, Pa. Pre-register by calling the Beaver County Extension office at 724-774-3003.

• 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13;at the Penn State Beaver Campus, Student Union Building Auditorium, 100 University Drive, Monaca, Pa. Pre-register by calling the Beaver County Extension office at 724-774-3003.

What to consider?

Join Dan Brockett and Jon Laughner, Penn State Marcellus Education Team educators, as they discuss the procedure, importance and impacts of seismic testing and pipeline development and what landowners should consider when approached to lease — What is LiDAR, the value of a pipeline right-of-way, how to reduce pipeline impacts, and pipeline infrastructure will be discussed.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Registration is required due to limited seating. There will be a $10 fee per person for the event, payable at the door.


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