Third in the 2011 series:

With energy needs only growing and with new sources of energy emerging regionally, we face an important question: How do we develop a sensible energy policy? Join us for the third in a series of energy forums this year as our panel of policy makers, politicians and experts examine the issues.

Monday, November 7, 2011 • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Free Admission • To Register: E-mail
Or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees.

Moderator: David Shribman
Executive Editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Executive editor since 2003. Former assistant managing editor, columnist and Washington bureau chief at the Boston Globe. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1995.

Sponsor Introduction: Dean Calland

Dean Calland is a founding shareholder of Babst Calland and an attorney in the firm's Environmental, Health and Safety Services Group.


Christopher Borick
Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion

Political scientist and nationally recognized public opinion researcher with expertise in environmental politics and policymaking. Previously held positions with the Internal Revenue Service and Monroe County Pennsylvania Planning Commission.

Angus King
Former Independent Governor of Maine

Founder of Northeast Energy Management before serving two terms as governor of Maine until 2003. Currently works on issues of sustainable and renewable energy. Co-founded a wind power utility company, Independence Wind, and endorsed the Maine Green Energy Project summer program for young people in 2009.

Kathleen McGinty
Environmentalist and former Secretary of Pennsylvania DEP

Protégé of Al Gore and key environmental adviser to President Bill Clinton. Became founding director of the White House Office on Environmental Policy. Later served as Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Founding partner of Peregrine Technology Partners, a Director at NRG Energy, a leading wholesale power company, and Operating Partner at Element Partners, a cleantech private equity firm.

John E. Sununu
Former U.S. Senator from New Hampshire

Deeply involved in energy policymaking as Republican Senator 2002-2008. Opposed the Bush 2003 energy bill, was lead Republican co-sponsor of the Clean Air Planning Act of 2007 and supported the bipartisan Clean Energy Stimulus Act of 2008.

Alco lot with entrance at 12th and Smallman across from the restaurant Eleven.

Mueller Education Center, 5th floor

Text your question to 84374. Question cards will also be distributed to attendees and collected during the program. PG executive editor David Shribman will select questions to be asked of panelists.

Attendance is free but registration is requested. E-mail or call 412-263-3850. Include names of attendees.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Babst Calland will host a series of three discussions on energy in 2011 featuring a panel of experts and opinion leaders. These forums are intended to be thoughtful and balanced conversations about energy development in this region and its current and future impacts.

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