Feds and states not taking radioactivity from fracking seriously, environmental group says
Fracking might be an economic boon to some landowners in depressed sections of Eastern Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and much of West Virginia. But federal and state officials are doing little to protect citizens from the radiation hazards posed by the process, a new report says. For example, a solution containing substances such as Radium-226 in […]
One economic index shows Ohio lagging
By one measure of economic output, Ohio has roughly performed at the national average in recent years. But by another measure — intended to take into account factors outside the marketplace — it's not clear the Buckeye State is doing so well, a new report says.
Methane pollution poses serious risks to our health
As the oil and gas industry expands rapidly in Ohio, so does the risk of methane pollution. Methane is the primary component of natural gas and is emitted at all stages of the oil and gas supply chain. The climate warming impact of methane over a 20-year period is estimated to be at least 86 […]