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Gov. Kasich & ODNR Face Radioactive Fracking Waste Lawsuit

Gov. Kasich & ODNR Face Radioactive Fracking Waste Lawsuit

For Immediate Release November 19, 2014   Lawsuit Filed Against Governor Kasich and ODNR Over Radioactive Fracking Waste Columbus, OH – Today, a lawsuit was filed in Franklin County court against Governor Kasich and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) for the illegal approval of at least 23 fracking waste handling, storage, processing and...

Shale Drilling Destroys Regional Water Resources

Shale Drilling Destroys Regional Water Resources

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Projections Show Entire Watershed to be Damaged by Fracking   (Grand Rapids, OH – September 26, 2014)  Ohioans are beginning to realize that unconventional shale drilling uses a great deal of water, permanently ruining it for other uses. But what they may not know is fracked gas and oil wells in Ohio are turning out to be less...

Information Meeting Sponsored by FWAP so Property Owners Can Protect Themselves

Information Meeting Sponsored by FWAP so Property Owners Can Protect Themselves

Dear Tappan and Seneca Lake Neighbors and Friends, By now you have probably heard that yet another reservoir in the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) will be leased for fracking. Tappan Lake is next on the chopping block as the MWCD continues to plunder valuable public resources for profit. As we have warned our friends and neighbors at Seneca and...

ODNR Records Request Results – Enviro Tank Clean Explosion – Belpre, Ohio

ODNR Records Request Results – Enviro Tank Clean Explosion – Belpre, Ohio

In June 2014 we made a request to ODNR for records regarding the Eniro Tank Clean facility in Belpre, Ohio that was the scene of an explosion resulting in multiple injuries. This was also one of the 23 facilities that were given “chiefs orders” from ODNR to treat, store, and dispose of oil/gas field waste. Our records request to ODNR: Please send all additional...

Behind the Rhetoric of the Toledo Water Crisis

Behind the Rhetoric of the Toledo Water Crisis

After over 400,000 people were without safe drinking water for over two days in one of Ohio’s largest cities, did anyone feel any better after Governor Kasich’s statement during his obligatory visit to Toledo: “What’s more important than water? Water’s about life.” Plain, simple, true, and grossly misleading. Because those who know the facts of what is...