Stories tagged with: Hydraulic Fracturing

January 16, 2012 - 1:25pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

After the recent earthquakes in Youngstown, Ohio lawmakers are concentrating on hydraulic fracturing.

State Senator Troy Balderson says on Tuesday Ohio lawmakers will travel to the area where they will discuss the issue during several hearings.

"The governor wants to, we really want to emphasize that we do this correctly and cover the mistakes that are going to be made. There will be mistakes, so we want to make sure we do that correctly. There has been a five mile...

January 3, 2012 - 7:21pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The debate surrounding hydraulic fracturing is in the spotlight after earthquakes in Northeast Ohio are being blamed on the process.

Specializing Attorney in Energy and Environmental Restoration Donald Mason spoke to the Zanesville Rotary Club Tuesday on the promotion of shale gas. WHIZ-TV spoke with him on the recent criticism the injection well system is receiving after a number of earthquakes have occurred near a Youngstown well that's used to inject drilling wastewater into...

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