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OHIO GOVERNOR SHOULD PLACE A MORATORIUM ON OIL AND GAS PERMITTING IN THE STATE UNTIL SERIOUS REGULATORY DEFICIENCES ARE RESOLVED

(COLUMBUS, OH) A letter by Fair Shake Environmental Legal Services of Akron, Ohio written on behalf of Freshwater Accountability Project was sent to Governor DeWine recently outlining deficiencies in Ohio’s regulatory scheme regarding unconventional shale drilling (fracking). The letter describes how Ohio has allowed the industry to proliferate in the state...

FreshWater Appeals to Ohio Attorney General to Investigate Funding

FreshWater Appeals to Ohio Attorney General to Investigate Funding

Copied below is the appeal to Ohio Attorney General Yost to investigate JobsOhio funding decisions. Copies of the request for investigation were also sent to Governor DeWine and the Ohio Auditor’s Office. So far, we have not heard anything back, but we will continue to monitor the amount of funding given through JobsOhio to turn the Ohio River Valley into...

Ohio Valley PetroHub, Patriot Lawsuit, ORSANCO, and more

Ohio Valley PetroHub, Patriot Lawsuit, ORSANCO, and more

News of note for Members & Friends   Informing Local Residents About the Ohio Valley PetroHub FWAP holds meetings with local communities to alert those who will be most directly impacted about the downsides the industry does not want them to know. In the past few weeks, FWAP has been knocking on doors, phone banking, doing direct mailings, and holding...

FreshWater Accountability Project Rejects Toxic Brine Spreading

FreshWater Accountability Project Rejects Toxic Brine Spreading

Ohio groups and concerned citizens are calling for Ohio Governor John Kasich to use his executive power to stop the use of radioactive product on Ohio roads and in our communities. Columbus, Ohio, July 2, 2018 – Groups and citizens sent Ohio Governor John Kasich a letter on June 28, 2018 calling for him to use his executive power to stop the use of a...

Fracking: Your Health and Industry Liability

Fracking: Your Health and Industry Liability

Inviting all those who are impacted by the fracking industry and its infrastructure and toxic, radioactive waste processing and disposal facilities to join us at Salt Fork Lodge and Conference Center near Cambridge on 4/28. For questions about the conference, please message us or call 740-233-1934. You can view the Facebook Event here.