Sedona AZ (December 19, 2019) – The League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley Voters Education Program, OLLI at Yavapai College – Sedona/Verde Valley, and Keep Sedona Beautiful present a stimulating discussion on fracking featuring Kevin Gibson on Monday, January 13, 2020, 12:30PM-2:00PM at Yavapai College, Room 34, 4215 Arts Village Drive, Sedona.
As fracking continues to spread, this issue is becoming even more relevant to all of us in Northern Arizona. You’ll learn what fracking is, current leasing and drilling activities with particular emphasis on Northern Arizona, what occurs when fracking goes wrong, financial issues, and health effects. An audience discussion and questions and answers will follow the presentation.
The session will be facilitated by Kevin Gibson. Kevin has a BsC and PhD from the Mining Department, University of Nottingham UK. He has worked worldwide in the extraction industry, the last 20 years of his career was with Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company. In retirement he is volunteering for Protect our Water AZ and lives in Snowflake, AZ.
Voters Education is a regular program of the League of Women Voters Greater Verde Valley and is in partnership with OLLI at Yavapai College – Sedona/Verde Valley.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization dedicated to public service in the field of government. It is a national organization — open to both men and women — whose purpose is to encourage political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. The League influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League never supports or opposes political parties or candidates for elective offices.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information about League of Women Voters programs send an email to LWVGVV@gmail.com.