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Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 8:54 p.m.

Carnegie Mellon University will host a symposium about shale gas and its implications for regional manufacturing from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m on April 4, at the McConomy Auditorium at CMU's University Center on Forbes Avenue.

The symposium will feature panel discussions about the challenges and opportunities shale gas poses for industrial development and about the use of natural gas as fuel.

David A. Dzombak, the Walter J. Blenko Sr. University Professor of Environmental Engineering and faculty director of the Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Research and Education, will moderate the symposium, which will be video webcast live and archived for later viewing. The video webcast will be available through

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