The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) held a public meeting to tell local residents about 20120719_155900its 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 input opportunity to local residents, but many attendees observed that the conservancy district was determined to pursue leasing and water sales despite any questions or concerns presented.

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