Tour to Bradford County, Pennsylvania – December 15, 2010
Sharon Anderson from CCE-Tompkins County organized a tour to Bradford County for a group of about 12 elected officials and members of the Tompkins County Council of Governments Gas Drilling Taskforce. The trip included several components:
1) A 90-minute webinar by Tom Murphy from Penn State Cooperative Extension (on December 8, 2010).
2) A tour of a Chesapeake Energy well pad during the drilling process.
3) Presentations by three Bradford County officials about local economic and social impact of natural gas development.These notes focus on the afternoon session with local officials.