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Award-Winning Fracking Journalist Tom Wilber Gives Talk

March 26, 2013

Communications Staff

OBERLIN, OH—Journalist Tom Wilber, an expert on Marcellus Shale gas development, will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, in Craig Lecture Hall in the Oberlin Science Center. The talk is free and open to the public.

Wilber won top honors in Best of Gannett publishing in 2010. In 2012, Cornell University Press published his book Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale, and he blogs on fracking issues at www.tomwilber.blogspot.com.

He will be available for informal meetings with students, faculty, and community members, including a breakfast meeting, at 8:30 a.m, Tuesday, April 9, at Kendal of Oberlin. Wilber’s visit is sponsored by Communities for Safe and Sustainable Energy, Kendal residents’ Environmental Concerns Committee, and Oberlin College Anti-Frack. For information, contact John Elder at (440) 774-2947.

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