Northeastern Section (45th Annual) and Southeastern Section (59th Annual) Joint Meeting (13-16 March 2010)
Session No. 8 Sunday, 14 March 2010
8:00 AM-12:05 PM, Sheraton Baltimore City Center: Pratt A/B

T20. Energy Resources in the Eastern United States and Associated Environmental Effects

Devin N. Castendyk and Joseph R. Graney, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
8-18:05 AM HYDROCHEMISTRY OF LEGACY COAL-MINE DRAINAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA: CRAVOTTA, Charles A. III, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 215 Limekiln Rd, New Cumberland, PA 17070, cravotta@usgs.gov
8-28:25 AM GASES EMITTED FROM SPONTANEOUS COAL FIRES: COMPOSITION AND POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS: ENGLE, Mark A., Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 956 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, engle@usgs.gov, HOWER, James C., Center for Applied Energy Research, University of Kentucky, 2540 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511, STRACHER, Glenn B., Department of Science and Mathematics, East Georgia College, University System of Georgia, 131 College Circle, Swainsboro, GA 30401, O'KEEFE, Jennifer M.K., Earth & Space Sciences, Morehead State University, 404-A Lappin Hall, Morehead, KY 40351, HENKE, Kevin R., University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, 2540 Research Park Dr, Lexington, KY 40511-8410, HEFFERN, Edward L., U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming State Office, P.O. Box 1828, Cheyenne, WY 82003, KOLKER, Allan, U.S. Geological Survey, National Center, MS 956, Reston, VA 20192, and BLAKE, Donald R., Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 507 Rowland Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2025
8-38:45 AM ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS REFLECTED IN EMISSIONS FROM COAL AND OIL FIRED UTILITY BOILERS BASED ON TRACE ELEMENT SOLUBILITY PERSPECTIVES: GRANEY, Joseph R., Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13850, jgraney@binghamton.edu and LANDIS, Matthew S., U.S EPA Office of Research and Development, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
8-49:05 AM THE ROLE OF CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE IN REJUVENATING AND DIVERSIFYING THE ENERGY PORTFOLIO OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES: PASHIN, Jack, Geological Survey of Alabama, P.O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999, jpashin@gsa.state.al.us
8-59:25 AM REGIONAL STRATIGRAPHY OF THE QUEENSTON FORMATION IN NEW YORK STATE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR GEOLOGIC CARBON STORAGE POTENTIAL: TAMULONIS, Kathryn1, JORDAN, Teresa1, SLATER, Brian2, JACOBI, Robert D.3, and MARTIN, John P.4, (1) Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Snee Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, tej1@cornell.edu, (2) Office of Oil and Gas, New York State Museum, 3128 Cultural Education Center, Albany, 12230, (3) Geology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, (4) NYSERDA, 17 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203
8-69:45 AM LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF OFFSHORE ENERGY RESOURCES – SCIENCE AND SENSE IN THE MAKING OF PUBLIC POLICY: SPEARS, David B., Division of Geology and Mineral Resources, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903, david.spears@dmme.virginia.gov
 10:05 AM Break
8-710:25 AM ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION FROM THE MARCELLUS SHALE: SOEDER, Daniel, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, 3610 Collins Ferry Road, Morgantown, WV 25607, daniel.soeder@netl.doe.gov
8-810:45 AM GEOCHEMICAL AND ISOTOPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF POTENTIAL GAS BEARING UNITS OF THE UTICA AND MARCELLUS SHALE, NEW YORK: MOSHER, David, Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 13617, damosh06@stlawu.edu, CAESAR, Wendell, Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University, 149 Brown Hall, Canton, NY 13617, O'BRIEN, Neal R., SUNY - College at Potsdam, Dept Geology, Potsdam, NY 13676, LEONE, James, Reservoir Characterization Group, New York State Museum, 3140 Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230, and CHIARENZELLI, Jeffrey R., Geology, St. Lawrence University, 149 Brown Hall, St. Lawrence University 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY 13617
8-911:05 AM FUGITIVE OR STRAY GASES—SUMMARY OF A WORKSHOP ON ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES AND CASE STUDIES: BREEN, Kevin J., U.S. Geological Survey, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, 215 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070, kjbreen@usgs.gov, HIPPE, Daniel J., U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA 20192, SHEETS, Rodney A. Jr, U.S. Geological Survey, Eastern Region Science Office, 6480 Doubletree Ave, Columbus, OH 43229, BALDASSARE, Fred J., Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, EHLER, William C., Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Pittsburgh, PA 15220, and LOVE, Erica I., Pittsburgh Geological Society, Pittsburgh, PA 15209
8-1011:25 AM FEASIBILITY OF USING SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE FOR MONITORING STREAMS FOR MARCELLUS SHALE HYDROFRACTURING WATERS: KIRBY, Carl S. and SWENSON, Luke D., Geology, Bucknell University, Department of Geology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, kirby@bucknell.edu
8-1111:45 AM CHARACTERIZING URANIUM OCCURRENCES AND DISTRIBUTION IN VIRGINIA: LASSETTER, William L. Jr, VA Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy - Division of Geology and Mineral Resources, 900 Natural Resources Dr., Suite 500, Charlottesville, VA 22903, william.lassetter@dmme.virginia.gov

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