Posted on March 2, 2012 by Karsten Mündel

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, is a controversial natural gas extraction process. Despite moratoriums in New York state, Europe and Quebec, the process continues, largely unexamined, in Alberta. Jessica Ernst is an Alberta scientist  with over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry. In 2011, she launched a lawsuit against Encana and the Alberta …

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, is a controversial natural gas extraction process. Despite moratoriums in New York state, Europe and Quebec, the process continues, largely unexamined, in Alberta.

Jessica Ernst is an Alberta scientist  with over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry. In 2011, she launched a lawsuit against Encana and the Alberta government after her groundwater became contaminated. An international award recipient and speaker on the issue, we are pleased to welcome her to the Augustana campus.

Public Talks at Augustana:
2:15 – 3:30 pm in Room C167
3:40 – 5 pm in Room C014

Soup Supper with Jessica Ernst:
5:30 pm in the Faith & Life Lounge (Supper by donation)

Email for info: frackinginalberta@gmail.com
Sponsored by Augustana Humanities


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