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Grassroots Group Denounces Plans To Frack Piedmont Lake

Grassroots Group Denounces Plans To Frack Piedmont Lake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Grassroots Group Denounces Plans To Frack Piedmont Lake Conservancy District to be Held Accountable for Damages March 27, 2014 — Despite years of protest along with scientific documentation to warn that reservoirs should not be leased for horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking), the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD)...

Appeal to General Assembly with Resnikoff Report

Appeal to General Assembly with Resnikoff Report

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 (fracking) has unduly influenced our political processes, democratic values and environmental protections at the expense of the citizenry, potentially causing catastrophic loss of public health,...

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...

Protect Public, Sue MWCD

Protect Public, Sue MWCD

Lea Harper and her husband Steve, property owners near Seneca Lake in Guernsey County, filed suit in Franklin County Common Pleas Court yesterday after two years of effort and organizing to stop the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) from leasing public land and selling public water for horizontal, hydraulic, high-volume slick water fracturing...

MWCD Votes to Frack

MWCD Votes to Frack

As a result of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) board’s unanimous vote to approve the lease for horizontal high-volume fracturing (HHVF) of Seneca Reservoir in the area of Cambridge, Ohio last week, the co-founder of the citizens’ group, Southeast Ohio Alliance to Save Our Water (SOASOW), Lea Harper, pointed out that the conservancy district...