On this episode of Broad & High, Terry Allen’s Deer Sculptures, Jim Arter’s Life Within Art, Artist Profile: Mike Elsass, and The Heart Gallery. They’re just two deer, lounging on the banks of the Scioto River watching the world go by.
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.