Posted Wednesday, January 4, 2012
The process of natural gas extraction commonly known has fracking has been a boon for the steel pipe industry and those with land to lease. But the wastewater byproduct from fracking -- disposed of through injection into underground wells -- is causing environmental fears. After several recent minor earthquakes near a Youngstown-area well, Ohio has suspended injections, which included wastewater shipped in from Pennsylvania. We'll revisit the fracking debate, Wednesday at 9.
Rep. Bob Hagan, Youngstown
Bill Kinney, President, Summit Petroleum
Karl Henkel, Business Reporter, Youngstown Vindicator
Scott Ausbrooks, Geohazards Supervisor, Arkansas Geological Survey
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