The Portage County Board of Health on Tuesday voted to seek a moratorium on new injection wells.
The request will go to the Ohio Deoartment of Natural Resources that oversees such wells.
The Portage health board becomes the first county health department in Ohio to declare injection wells a threat to human health and the environment.
County commissioners in Portage, Ashtabula, Trumbull and Athens have called for a moratorium on new injectrion wells.Read more by clicking here.
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