Meetings Turn Contentious in Youngstown as Fracking is Debated

From Business Journal Daily:
Two public meetings, two venues for what resulted in overwhelming public opposition voiced against hydraulic fracturing in the city and in Mill Creek Park.
Residents of the Mahoning Valley packed City Hall Tuesday evening where they voiced their opinions on an ordinance City Council will consider tonight. That measure would enable the Board of Control to lease city-owned land to drilling companies exploring for oil and gas in the Utica shale.
Meantime, more than 100 concerned citizens attended a public meeting at the D.D. and Velma Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens to express their thoughts over the prospect of oil and gas drilling in the Mill Creek Park.
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