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EcoWatch: Water Sales To Fracking Industry Stopped In Southern Ohio
June 13, 2012, 12:19 pm
Filed under: News

The Muskingum Water Conservancy District (MWCD) announced today that it is halting water sales to the oil and gas industry pending the completion of a U.S. Geological Survey water availability study and the revision of its water supply policy.   The MWCD cited concerns presented by members of the public and environmental groups as reason for the announcement.   The MWCD’s announcement follows a June 2 rally and protest on the steps of the Tuscarawas County Courthouse in New Philadelphia, Ohio. At the rally led by the Southeast Alliance to Save Our Water and the Buckeye Forest Council, concerned citizens came out in force to protest a potential decision by the MWCD to sell millions of gallons of public water to fracking operations.

Read further at http://ecowatch.org/2012/water-sales-to-fracking-industry-stopped-in-southern-ohio/

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