The Cleveland City Club on Wednesday (July 11) will welcome Deborah Rogers, a Texas financial analyst and founder of the Energy Policy Forum.
Her luncheon talk will run from noon to 1:30 .m. at the City Club, 850 Euclid Ave. The deadline for reservations is Monday, July 9. Tickets are $25.
Rogers has served on the Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas since 2008.
In 2011, she was appointed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to a task force reviewing placement of air monitors around drilling sites in the Barnett shale in North Texas.
She joined a regional steering committee for the Oil and Gas Accountability Project in 2011 with responsibility for economic questions.
Her Web site, http://enerypolicyforum, looks at the complex issues involved in shale gas drilling.
She got involved after drillers put 12 wells next to her nationally recognized artisanal cheese-making dairy.
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Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
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