Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Fracking Protesters Up Efforts Against Disposal Wells
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Civil disobedience is a tactic thatâ€™s starting to be adopted in Ohio by at least some environmentalists protesting the oil and gas drilling method often called fracking.
Two weeks ago, an Athens county woman chained herself to equipment at the site of a deep-injection well where drilling waste water is disposed of. This week, a Maryland man was charged with criminal trespass for chaining himself to a gate at a disposal well in Trumbull County.
The activists contend that this waste is so dangerous, it should be disposed of differently. But Ohio natural resources officials say theyâ€™re not allowed to make that change. Click the play button above to hear more from both sides.