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Ohio Fracking

In Fracking Hotbed, A Muted Approach To Regulation

ProPublica | Naveena Sadasivam | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

ProPublica's Naveena Sadasivam Reports: Ohio annually processes thousands of tons of radioactive waste from hydraulic-fracturing, sending it throug...

Hunter Stuart

Ohio Fracking Operation Halted Following Area Earthquakes

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

A series of earthquakes in Ohio has led officials to order a local fracking operation to halt while state inspectors investigate whether the drilling...

Disney And Oil Industry Team Up For Traveling Show

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Radio Disney, "home of the hottest kids' music," is teaming up with Ohio's oil and gas industry to teach school kids that pipelines are awesome. "...

Anti-Fracking Measures Largely Successful In Colorado

Posted 11.07.2013 | Green

Voters in three communities in Colorado succeeded in passing fracking moratoriums or outright bans on election night Tuesday. By Wednesday mornin...

Exclusive: Ousted Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon Launching Ohio Land Grab

Steve Horn | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

Aubrey McClendon's penchant for "land grab" as a business model made the recently-ousted Chesapeake Energy CEO infamous -- and he's at it again for his new start-up hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") company in Ohio's Utica Shale basin.

People Can Change, Home Should Not

Rebecca Duncan | Posted 03.21.2013 | College
Rebecca Duncan

Google "Ohio," "fracking," and "map" and you'll get a drawing of the Buckeye State overlaid with digital pushpins that mark where the trucks are lumbering in with concrete and piping, bands of structural steel, and garage-sized compressors.

Is Ohio's 'Secret' Energy Boom Going Bust?

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green

NEW YORK, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Dozens of wells drilled this year across rural Ohio are quietly pumping out the answer to the U.S. energy industry's mo...

Citizens Ban Fracking at Ohio Statehouse Rally

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Following these environmental leaders' powerful speeches exposing the perils of fracking and the need for immediate action to move beyond fossil fuels, rally participants marched to the Ohio Statehouse and occupied the rotunda.