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Second OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium 

Ohio University Dublin Integrated Education Center, Dublin, Ohio 
Wed, Apr 4 10:00 AM

OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium  

Air Program 

CE3 collaborates extensively with the faculty and staff based at the Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Center for Air Quality. Working with universities, businesses and industries in the Ohio River Valley, the Center fosters interdisciplinary applied research and education in the air quality arena, with a focus on issues facing the Midwest region. The Center for Air Quality has been involved with emission inventory and air quality analysis for every major metropolitan area in the State of Ohio including mobile emissions modeling, and processing and evaluation of area and point sources.

The Center’s talented team regularly contributes to CE3 Air Program projects because of its expertise in air quality modeling, ambient monitoring, data management/analysis, GIS applications, health risk assessments and emissions inventories.

Point of Contact

Dr. Kevin Crist
Director, Center for Air Quality
Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology


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Webinar: Methane Regulations: Federal, State and Local Trends

On October 18, 2017, Ohio University hosted a Shale Innovation Project Webinar entitled, “Methane Regulation: Federal, State, and Local Trends.” Our expert panel of speakers covered the evolution and impact of methane regulations, the future of industry activity in response to regulation and other voluntary emissions reduction programs, and how policymakers can balance growth and environmental best practices. To view the speakers' presentations in .pdf, click on their names below.

The webinar is archived for viewing on the Voinovich School YouTube Channel here.

Tags: Air,Shale

U.S. EPA Mercury Monitoring

The Center was recently awarded a highly-competitive U.S. EPA mercury monitoring project through the National Atmospheric Deposition Program. The Center’s researchers, two full-time research staff and graduate students, are currently engaged in studying the fate of mercury emissions from local power plants, as well as worldwide sources, to understand the economic and environmental value of implementing control systems on local power plants. Click here to view a recent presentation.

Tags: Air

Second OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium April 4-5, 2018

Register today for the OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium 2018!
Click here to register now!

Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and College of Arts & Sciences invite you to attend the OHIO Shale Policy & Technology Symposium on April 4-5, 2018. The event will be held at the Ohio University Dublin Integrated Education Center in Dublin, Ohio.

The 2018 Symposium builds off of an inaugural event last year in Athens. More than 80 attendees from across the state and region joined our OHIO research team to discuss the changing landscape of shale development. The purpose of the event is to explore ways in which regional communities and businesses can attract, develop, and retain the benefits derived from shale development activity using innovative policies, partnerships and technologies for a strong energy future.

The Symposium is organized into two distinct days:

  • Optional Pre-Trip, Wednesday, April 4 (10am-5pm): Roundtrip transportation from Dublin will be provided for our attendees to our university research labs in Athens, Ohio to learn from the faculty, staff and students researching innovative technologies that improve efficiencies in the production, delivery and monitoring of shale gas. (Or meet us there!)
  • Full Day Symposium, Thursday, April 5 (8am-4pm): A dual-track agenda highlighting policy and technology developments in the shale space is planned, as well as plenary sessions on topics such as managing risk and the impacts of global markets on Ohio’s build out. We are delighted to host PUCO Commissioner M. Beth Trombold as our morning keynote!

Click here for the full agenda in .pdf as of March 20.

Click here to register for the OHIO Shale Symposium 2018! Complimentary registration is available for student, academic, government and nonprofit attendees. See the registration page for details.

Questions? Contact Elissa Welch at welche@ohio.edu or 740-537-0112.

The Shale Innovation Project is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology, the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences examining the impact of shale development on businesses and communities in Ohio’s shale region. This project is generously supported by a three-year Innovation Strategy Award from the Ohio University Research Division.

Tags: Air,Energy,Policy,Shale,Water