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Dems Named In Drilling Memo Call It “Insulting”

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Dem. Representative Bob Hagan says he's never seen such a "campaign", while Antonio calls the memo "insulting."
8:51AM
February 19, 2014

The two Democratic state lawmakers listed as adversaries to a state agency’s plan to promote drilling in state parks are speaking out.

Document Shows ODNR Marketing Industry It Regulates

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks. That plan categorized groups in the state as allies and adversaries; and warned that the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”
9:53AM
February
18, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources crafted a communications plan to educate Ohioans about horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, in state parks, that warned the department’s efforts would be met with “zealous resistance by environmental activists.”

Activists, Academics To Host Forum On “Fracking” Waste

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The Tuesday night forum begins at 7 pm at the main branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library.
12:41PM
November 12, 2013

Academics and activists will gather in Columbus tonight for a forum on what they call the dangerous practice of storing radioactive drilling water in Ohio landfills.

Ohio Man Charged With Dumping Drilling Waste In Local Waterway

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9:41AM
October
18, 2013

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with illegally dumping gas drilling waste into a tributary of the Chagrin River in northeast Ohio.

Shale Drilling Creates Tax Revenue, Few Jobs

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:30AM
August
23, 2013

A new report out of Cleveland State University shows shale drilling has provided an economic boost for several counties around Ohio this year. But it says the drilling boom has not yet had a big impact on jobs.

Construction Begins On Eastern Ohio Pipeline

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
10:31AM
August
5, 2013

Work on an underground pipeline to transport liquid petroleum products across Ohio has begun in Muskingum County and other portions of Eastern Ohio.

Report: U.S. Poised To Become Top Oil Producer No Thanks To Ohio

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
7:28AM
July
24, 2013

A recent Harvard University study shows the United States is poised to become the world’s largest producer of oil in the next four years thanks to shale drilling in several states. But Ohio won’t be a significant contributor.

OSU To Install And Study ‘Fracking’ Well

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The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:53AM
July
22, 2013

Ohio State University says its researcher want to install and study a gas well in eastern Ohio to study the process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Portage County Leads State In Drilling Waste Storage

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The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:04AM
July
15, 2013

Booming energy production in shale formations has made a northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes.

Ohio Injecting More “Fracking” Waste Into The Ground

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The early stages of a waste water well being drilled in Mahoning County.
8:51AM
July
1, 2013

The amount of waste from the shale gas and oil drilling process injected into disposal wells in Ohio is continuing to rise.