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Muskingum Lawsuit

Muskingum Lawsuit

Co-founder of the FreshWater Accountability Project, Lea Harper, and her husband, Steven Jansto, are suing the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD), the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Antero Resources Appalachian, and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. The MWCD decided to enter into more oil and gas leases with the newer process of horizontal...

MWCD Meeting

MWCD Meeting

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) held a public meeting to tell local residents about its plans to lease land for horizontal, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and sell water to service the massive amounts required by the industry. The meeting was held at the Secrest Center in Senecaville on October 17. The meeting was advertised to provide...

MWCD: What Gives?

MWCD: What Gives?

The Muskingham Watershed Conservancy District board recently decided to open public lands for horizontal hydraulic fracturing and sell water to support that industry. As public awareness has grown, the Southeast Ohio Alliance to Save Our Water has worked diligently to educate the public and hold MWCD accountable. “Through our public records request, we have...