The Controversy of Hydrofracking
Join Dr. Ira L. Whitman, an environmental engineer and consultant, who will discuss the pros and cons of this current and controversial topic which involves extracting natural gas from shale.
Dr. Whitman is a recognized expert on site remediation and on compliance with ISRA, the New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act. He serves on the Site Remediation Advisory Committee, a group established to assist NJDEP in implementing its site
remediation activities. Dr. Whitman has served in an expert capacity on numerous cases involving environmental compliance and litigation. He has prepared expert reports and testimony involving ground water and soil contamination, site redevelopment, and a wide variety of regulatory and legal matters. Dr. Whitman received his B.C.E. in Civil Engineering from The Cooper Union, his MS from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and his Ph.D., in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
Location: Meeting Room 1
, Meeting Room 2
Sponsored by the Middlesex Chapter of the Brandeis National Committee and The Library.