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MWCD Appeal to General Assembly

MWCD Appeal to General Assembly

We are asking for your attention and involvement in a very serious matter confronting Ohioans at this time. As you may know, the unconventional shale drilling industry has unduly influenced our political processes, democratic values and environmental protections at the expense of the citizenry, potentially causing catastrophic loss of public health, property...

Rubin Report: MWCD Take Note

Rubin Report: MWCD Take Note

Hydrogeologist, Paul Rubin, warns of toxic water contamination near fracking sites. Rubin’s report focuses on Seneca Lake, Ohio’s second-largest freshwater lake, as an example of a Muskingum reservoir case study. He concludes that leasing for widespread gas and oil drilling is a “present worst-case scenario” because: • Gas and oil wells, some drilled more than...