Friday, January 10, 2014

Disney Backs Out of "Rocking in Ohio" Project

From The Hill:
Radio Disney has withdrawn from a pro-hydraulic fracturing school tour backed by the oil and gas industry.
Al Jazeera America reports that the program, called Rocking in Ohio, visited 26 elementary schools and science centers across the state last month.
The tour, led by three Radio Disney staffers from its Cleveland branch, offered interactive demonstrations on how oil and gas pipelines work. The Ohio and Gas Energy Education Program — which is supported by oil and gas companies — funded the project.
Radio Disney planned to take the tour to other states if the Ohio tour proved successful. However, after being dragged into an unlikely controversy, Disney said they were pulling out of the remaining installments of the Ohio tour, according to an email statement sent to Al Jazeera. 
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