Water use in fracking is topic of Jan. 26 panel discussion

“Water for fracking: At what cost?” will be the topic of a panel discussion at this month’s Cross Currents program presented by The League of Women Voters of Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins.

The discussion is Jan. 26, 7 to 8 p.m. in front of an audience at Fort Collins City Council Chambers, 300 LaPorte Ave.

Panelists at press time include:
• Kenneth Carlson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, CSU
• Mike Chiropolos, Lands Counsel, Western Resource Advocate
• Phillip Doe, Former Environmental Compliance Officer, Bureau of Reclamation; Member of the Board, Environmental Issues Director, Be The Change USA.org

Questions from the audience will be taken during the program, which is taped for future rebroadcast. Moderator is Barbara Rutstein of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County.

The discussion series is a joint effort with the City of Fort Collins.

The League of Women Voters is often recognized for voter registration efforts, but also has a strong history of educating voters through programs such as Cross Currents, and teams studying community issues such as sustainability, affordable housing, civil liberties, health care and international relations. For more information, visit www.LWV-larimercounty.org, or join the conversation at Facebook.com/LWVlarimercounty.

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