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OEC: Fracking Debate Continues to Grow
December 20, 2011, 11:01 am
Filed under: News

With nearly 4,000 permits for new deep-shale drilling in Ohio on the horizon, the debate about horizontal hydrofracking continues to grow on both sides of the issue. The gas and oil industry is spending millions of dollars on advertising to promote the benefits of fracking while environmental, conservation, and social justice groups around the country are calling for moratoriums until the potential risks have been studied and evaluated. Legislation proposed by State Sen. Skindell and State Rep. Denise Driehaus says, slow down, get the best available science, and adopt the most protective safeguards to protect Ohio’s priceless air, land and water resources. More news on fracking.  For more information on fracking in Ohio, go to http://www.theoec.org/Fracking.htm.

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