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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.”

Ohio Justices Dismiss Case Against ODNR

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The Ohio Supreme Court dismisses a case by the Sierra Club against the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
11:20AM
January
7, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an environmental group’s case seeking documents related to alleged illegal dumping of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a northeast Ohio storm sewer.

FirstEnergy Faces Foes, Regulators Over Renewables

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The Sierra Club launched a campaign Wednesday designed to discourage Ohio's from buying energy from Akron-based FirstEnergy's retail division.
3:20PM
September
18, 2013

The Sierra Club has launched a campaign to discourage Ohioans from buying electricity from the retail arm of Akron-based FirstEnergy.

Sierra Club Sues For Records In Ohio Dumping Case

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The Sierre Club sues Ohio over wastewater disposal from oil and gas drillers in northeast Ohio.
3:13PM
September
16, 2013

An environmental group seeking documents related to alleged illegal dumping of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a northeast Ohio storm sewer is suing the state for access to the records.

Environmentalists Ask For Answers In EPA Resignation

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George Elmaraghy has been with the Ohio EPA for 38 years. He says he was forced to resign because of pressure from the coal industry.
7:31AM
August 21, 2013

Some environmental group are asking the Ohio EPA to weigh in on accusations that a top manager resigned because of pressure from the coal industry.