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Fracking Expansion in Ohio


Natural gas production in Ohio nearly doubled between 2012 and 2013. Proponents of fracking say it's a plentiful and cheap energy source, but some worry about its links to fish kills, earthquakes, and poor water quality. This hour, we'll examine the expansion of fracking in Ohio, and its possible economic and public health consequences.


  • Andy Chow, reporter at the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
  • Nathan G. Johnson, attorney for the Ohio Environmental Council
  • Tom Stewart, executive vice president of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association