Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River Management Council Meeting
This month's meeting will be a round-table presentation and discussion on the PennEast Pipeline's level of compliance with the Lower Delaware River Wild & Scenic Management Council's "Goals and Policies." The meeting is open to all. Discussion will be limited to fact and science-based information and the meeting will end at 8:30 PM.
Review current status of the PennEast Pipeline and how it impacts the Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic Goals and Policies.
- Dr.Tullis Onstott, Dept of Geosciences, Princeton University
Dr. Onstott has served on the faculty of Princeton University since 1984 and for the past 25 years his research has focused on “geomicrobiology,” or the study of microorganisms in the environment and how they impact groundwater chemistry. He has authored or coauthored 176 peer-review publications and recently authored the book “Deep Life.” He has served on advisory committees for NSF, DOE and NASA. In 2007, he was honored by Time Magazine with the Top 100 Most Influential People award.
- Mike Spille, www.thecostofthepipeline.com
Mike Spille is an abutter on the proposed PennEast Pipeline route and is author of the web site www.thecostofthepipeline.com. Since 2015, he has specialized in analyzing the lack of public need for this pipeline and many technical issues with both its justification and its route.
- Faith Zerbe, Delaware River Keeper Network
Faith Zerbe is a biologist with Delaware Riverkeeper Network and has served as the Director of Monitoring for over 17 years. She developed and conducted citizen science monitoring projects with a core of trained volunteer monitors, used citizen data to advocate for protective policies and has extensive experience watch-dogging gas pipelines installed in the Basin since 2013. Faith developed Pipeline Watch to help watchdog the gas industry. In May, 2016 she received the Barry Alan Long Award from the National Water Quality Monitoring Council in recognition of exceptional perseverance, positive spirit and significant contributions to water resource protection.
- Jeff Tittel
Jeff Tittel has served as Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club for over 18 years. He has been involved in every major environmental legislation passed in New Jersey for close to two decades. Jeff and the New Jersey Sierra Club helped pass resolutions against PennEast Pipeline in every town along the proposed route, formed a Citizens Against the Pipeline groups (CAPs) and was instrumental in creating a Lambertville Pipeline Committee. He was named by the Star Ledger as one of the Most Influential People in New Jersey and was listed on the New Jersey Politics Power List, the only environmentalist and non-profit staff to do so.
When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 7 pm
Where: Kingwood Township Municipal Building
599 Oak Grove Road and Route 519, Frenchtown, NJ 08825
- 7 pm - Welcome - Richard Dodds, chair
- 7:10 pm - Introduction of panelists
- 7:20 pm - Panelist presentations
- 7:50 pm - Q&A and Discussion
- 8:30 pm - Meeting adjournment
Light refreshments will be served.
RSVPs not required.