Monday, September 23, 2013

Athens Anti-Fracking Measure Won't See Ballot

Environmentalists' effort for a
ban get shot down in Athens
From the Associated Press:
ATHENS, OHIO: The fall ballot in one southeastern Ohio city won’t include an initiative seeking to ban the controversial high-pressure oil and gas drilling technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. 
The Athens County Board of Elections rejected the ballot initiative without elaborating, and supporters of the proposal tell the Athens Messenger it’s too late to make the Nov. 5 ballot.
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