Policy Advisory Council Meeting Topics

The 10,000 Friends Policy Advisory Council invites speakers on a diverse range of topics.  Through the years, we have had speakers on agriculture, brownfields, infrastructure, historical preservation and transportation.  The focus of these topics changes with current legislation and current events.

March 2012-

Community Impacts of Marcellus Drilling – Timothy W. Kelsey, Ph.D., Professor of Agricultural Economics, The Pennsylvania State University 

The Carlisle Road Diet - William Brown, P.E. Dewberry

PDFs of both presentations are below.  Please also find below Dr. Kelsey's policy briefs that were presented.

Community Impacts of Marcellus Driling PDF1.41 MB
The Carlisle Road Diet PDF13.92 MB
Local Business Impacts of Marcellus Shale Development: The Experience in Bradford and Washington Counties, 2010246.9 KB
Pennsylvania Dairy Farms and Marcellus Shale, 2007–2010323.54 KB
Economic Impacts of Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania: Employment and Income in 20091.21 MB
Economic Impacts of Marcellus Shale in Bradford County: Employment and Income in 2010652.12 KB
Impacts of Marcellus Shale Development on Municipal Governments in Susquehanna and Washington Counties, 2010279.73 KB
Natural Gas Drilling Effects on Municipal Governments Throughout Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Region, 2010316.05 KB
Natural Gas Lessors’ Experiences in Bradford and Tioga Counties, 2010331.13 KB