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Shale

News, analysis and discussion about the boom in natural gas and oil production in Ohio's Utica Shale region, especially its economic and environmental impact. Read, listen, engage with ideastream's coverage.

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Recent Shale Coverage from ideastream

Supporters, Skeptics of Fracking See Major Shift in Ohio’s Linking Drilling and Earthquakes

Regional News Stories
Posted April 15, 2014

Industry and environmental advocates are weighing in on how a policy shift by the state of Ohio could impact oil and gas drilling nationwide

State’s Conditions On Fracking Near Places With Seismic History Irks Shale Advocates, Critics

Regional News Stories
Posted April 14, 2014

The state DNR isn't appeasing either side of the fracking debate.

Weekly Regional Roundtable

Weekly Regional Roundtable

The Sound of Ideas
Posted April 11, 2014

Council exec resigns over spending questions; captives' plight to be subject of TV movie.

ODNR: Probable Link Between ‘Fracking’ And Quakes

Regional News Stories
Posted April 11, 2014

State geologists in Ohio have linked earthquake activity to fracking, for the first time.

Weekly Regional Roundtable

Weekly Regional Roundtable

The Sound of Ideas
Posted March 28, 2014

Business leaders say downtown Cleveland growing fast; local Ukrainians upset with Timken.

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Shale Summit 2013

Shale Summit

An audience of 600 people at the Landerhaven event heard industry promoters; business groups, environmental groups, researchers and local government officials discuss the impacts of current and future of oil and gas production in the Utica Shale region of eastern Ohio.

Watch sessions from the summit here.

Additional Information

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