Fracking in Ohio – Economics and the Environment | All Sides with Ann Fisher – WOSU Public Media

Chesapeake Energy reported there is about $20 billion worth of oil and natural gas reserves under eastern Ohio. Governor Kasich sees this as an opportunity to lead Ohio to an economic revolution… as long as a few issues are addressed.

Could Ohio be the model on how to “get things right?” This hour we’ll talk about the potential boons and burdens of fracking in Ohio…

via Fracking in Ohio – Economics and the Environment | All Sides with Ann Fisher – WOSU Public Media.

Here is a report from NPR and The Ohio State University (WOSU).  It is balanced, concerned and informative.  These wells may be headed your way so a heads up is important, especially since the scientific jury is still out.  Implications far exceed Ohio and should be of interest to all.  Besides, the Tortoise cares deeply about his habitat.

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David Milliken has been a life-long, incurable English Major currently serving as Marketing VP for Lawyer-Agents.com and 4Inc.com, a provider of registered agents, incorporation services and LLC's and trademarks. Prior to that he was a professional chamber of commerce executive for chambers in Ohio, New York and Kansas. Other work includes community college PR, brick sales and community/economic development He is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Idaho State University(M.A.) He attended Kansas State University for more English studies. He has not been a butcher, baker nor candlestick maker, but he has taught English and run for political office. David Milliken is an author aspiring to become a published one.

2 thoughts on “Fracking in Ohio – Economics and the Environment | All Sides with Ann Fisher – WOSU Public Media

  1. Yes, it’s so creepy. It’s all around here. I think we will have to move. You would think they would have some sense, but they are drilling right next to our water sources. Ugh.
    I have a blog of fracking comics too–where I vent when I can’t take it anymore. I

    • When I grew up in Harrison County back in the boom days of coal mining, we lived well away from the eastern county where the stripping was ugly — biggest power shovels in the world. I had hoped that Ohio’s days of battering were over. Somehow the coal and steel days seem less frightening and insidious than fracking, where hidden stuff happens. You’d think Kansas might be a refuge but shale is everywhere. The Tortoise ain’t happy.

      David Milliken

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