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Local Ohio Officials Strike Back Against 'Audacity' of Fossil Fuel Industry


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Local Ohio Officials Strike Back Against 'Audacity' of Fossil Fuel Industry

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

"Across Ohio, fracking is expanding at a frenzied pace, into our backyards and farmlands, next door to our hospitals and schools, and into the pristine and wild acres that provide drinking water and recreational opportunities for Ohioans."

So says a letter sent by more than 100 elected officials from communities across the state to Ohio Gov. John Kasich this week, urging him "to stand up for the right of all communities to determine whether, where, and how this dirty drilling is conducted within their own borders."


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There's nothing like some very fine grain sand in the air cleaners of the fracking transport vehicles to really slow down progress.