Ohio Residents Clash With State and County Government in Fight to Ban Fracking via the Ballot

http://www.desmogblog.com/2016/08/17/ohio-residents-clash-state-and-county-government-fight-ban-fracking-ballot

For years, local Ohioans have been told by courts and elected officials that they have no control over fracking — “it is a matter of state law.” However, groups of determined residents are refusing to accept this argument, taking steps to establish local democratic control over what they see as vital societal questions of health, safety, and planetary survival. But not without resistance from their own governments. Click here for reuse options! Tags: Ohiofrackingnatural gasAnti frackingAnti-fracking activismDemocracyactivismelections

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