Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Mahoning County Residents Brace for Changes

From the Akron Beacon Journal:
Zonda Haase's family has lived on 75 acres of field and woods in Springfield Township for more than 100 years.
A winding lane that’s tricky to navigate in snow and slush leads from Felger Road to the two-story house that her grandfather completed by hand in 1900 after felling timber from his property.
In front of the house, two lines of parallel stakes with strips now flutter in the breeze and mark where 2,300 feet of pipeline will transport natural gas.
The oil-and-gas industry has arrived in eastern Mahoning County, for better or worse, depending on who’s talking.
But nearly everyone agrees life won’t be the same.
Read the whole article here. 

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