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EEC Vice President Spoke At Oil Extraction Symposium

A panel of scientists
Photo by Paul Rodriguez, OC Register Staff Photographer

EEC Environmental (EEC) Vice President, and Principal Hydrogeologist, Mark Zeko spoke at California State University, Fullerton’s campus as a panelist on Symposium on the Impact of Oil Extraction in North Orange County. The panel was comprised of distinguished scientists and industry representatives with expertise in hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impact.

Mr. Zeko addressed the environmental impact questions. EEC’s Vice President is a registered professional geologist/hydrogeologist who is licensed in 14 states and specializes in the remediation of groundwater, soil, and soil vapor impacted by industrial and commercial land use.

Mr. Zeko who is an expert in the field of hydrogeology and environmental geology spoke to the potential impact of oil pumping – including fracking – on groundwater and water quality.

Representatives of the local oil industry also presented information about ongoing oil drilling in north Orange County. Representatives of the California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Energy Resources – the government entity responsible for overseeing oil production in California – was also on hand to discuss regulatory and policy aspects of oil drilling.

Click the following link for more information: http://nsm.fullerton.edu/fracking/panelists

Updated: Highlight of last nights conference on the Orange County Register.