Beginning October 19th at 5:30pm, the Shaleshock 101 Class will expand both the knowledge and capacity of participants. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics related to unconventional shale gas drilling, specifically in the Marcellus shale and in upstate New York. The curriculum is divided into 12 topics which are covered in four class sessions. Participants are required to register for the class*. The class is limited to 16 people.
Session #1: (10/19) Introductions, The Drilling Process, Leasing, landowner rights
Session #2: DEC Regulations, Maps and Georgraphy, Health Risks & Effects, Environmental Risks & Effects
Session #3: Climate Change, Media & “Green” Washing, Defintions & Power
Session #4: Corporations, Linking Struggles, Power and Action
The class will be held above Autumn Leaves Bookstore on the Ithaca Commons in the Shaleshock Office.
*Register by contacting Clover56(at)riseup.net – you will recieve a confirmation e-mail. We will schedule dates for future session at the first class.