Fracking Interference

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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.

Guests: 

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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