Monday, February 28, 2011

Environmental Activist Speaks

If you saw the Oscar-nominated documentary Gasland or have been reading about the Marcellus Shale controversy in western Pa., come hear world-renowned green chemist and environmental activist Wilma Subra, winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Award, at Carlow University’s Women’s History Month event, Wednesday, March 2, from 7 to 8 p.m. Subra will talk about the environmental impact of the Gulf Oil spill and natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale. View clips from Gasland, in which Subra appears. Free and open to the public; snacks courtesy of East End Food Co-op. Kresge Theatre (Grace Library, 5th floor), Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Oakland. For more information, contact Dr. Katie Hogan at 412-578-6391 or

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