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Injection Wells and Seismic Activity

Injection Wells and Seismic Activity

By now, the majority of Ohioans know that injection wells cause earthquakes, and yet, the ODNR continues to permit new injection wells in known earthquake fault zones without adequate testing for seismic activity. The recent 3.5M earthquake on November 20, epicenter near Doanville, 2 mi. SE of Nelsonville is even more alarming given imminent approval by ODNR of...

Analysis of GreenHunter Water Fracking Waste Barge Shipment Terminal Project

Analysis of GreenHunter Water Fracking Waste Barge Shipment Terminal Project

“I’m writing on behalf of a citizen grassroots organization in southeastern Ohio, Meigs Citizens Action Now (Meigs CAN). Our purpose in writing is to petition the U.S. Coast Guard to conduct a thorough investigation pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”, 42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq.) of the expected and potential environmental effects of...

Injection Well Complaint to — USEPA Region 5

Injection Well Complaint to — USEPA Region 5

We assert that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is not reliable, responsible or accountable to hold primacy over the permitting of injection wells in the state. We have copied below a sample of our correspondence and the misinformation we receive when we request information on injection wells. Today we finally received the requested notification of a...

Letter to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

Letter to Attorney General Mike DeWine about fracking in Ohio.