Letter from the Council of Scientific Society Presidents

Posted on May 25, 2010

Their May 4 letter warns that the development of the Marcellus Shale is moving ahead without adequate, objective scientific information to inform this policy.

The Council of Scientific Society Presidents is an umbrella group representing 1.4 million of the nation’s scientists in 150 different disciplines. Howarth was co-chair of the CSSP Committee on Energy & Environment at their spring 2010 meeting.The CSSP letter came from that meeting after in-depth discussion among a large group of scientists, all presidents of national science organizations, from a diverse set of disciplines

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