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How Ohio Polices the Waste Water from Oil and Gas Drilling

Friday, March 1, 2013 at 6:31 PM

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An oil and gas drilling rig in Mahoning County.

A federal grand jury last week indicted the owner of a Youngstown company for illegally dumping thousands of gallons of waste water from oil and gas drilling. That case got us wondering how the state keeps track of all that fluid left over from the drilling process. Ideastream’s Michelle Kanu has been reporting extensively on the oil and gas industry. She spoke with Bill Rice about how the state keeps tabs on the drilling waste water.

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Youngstown Company, Owner, Indicted for Dumping Drilling Waste


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