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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)  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 productive over time, with...

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...

FWAP Makes Appeal to Ohio Governor for Intervention

FWAP Makes Appeal to Ohio Governor for Intervention

Dear Governor Kasich: FreshWater Accountability Ohio is a small grassroots organization, and you have heard from us before. We are writing once again to urgently request your attention and intervention to protect Ohioans from environmental harm and adverse public health effects caused by the temporary, toxic and highly unregulated industry of horizontal...