Shale Task Force – Events
Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Austin: Shale Task Force Open Meeting
At the October 5 meeting, representatives from state agencies like the Texas Water Development Board, Texas General Land Office and Railroad Commission, as well as other stakeholder groups, offered their insights, which will help inform the consensus report to be released next year. The meeting was open to the public, and audio, photos and slide presentations are available. Public input for the report was accepted at the meeting and online.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Houston: University of Houston Energy Symposium, “Shale Development in Texas: Six Degrees of Consideration”
On November 29, 2016, the University of Houston hosted the TAMEST Shale Task Force for a special symposium on the project. Chair Dr. Christine Economides and other representatives from the group held a provocative panel discussion on six areas of shale development in Texas: land, air, water, seismicity, transportation and socio-economic impacts.
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