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Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Sometimes we find ourselves asking some tough questions: why are the people who are supposed to protect us and our assets ignoring the facts? FWAP commissioned a report from a well-known hydrogeologist from New York. No one in NY would allow fracking of a reservoir, and yet, despite the science and the pleas to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District...

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...