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Earthquakes and Fracking


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Seismologists monitoring a series of earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio, have tied them to a well injected with wastewater from drilling operations. Gas industry executives say there's no evidence injecting wells with water causes earthquakes, but scientists disagree. This morning on NPR's Morning Edition, a conversation exploring what scientists know about the connection between fluid injection… Read More

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New Redistricting Suit Filed

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Democrats are asking the Ohio Supreme Court to find the new map of state legislative districts unconstitutional. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday on behalf of affected voters around the state. Democrats in the Ohio House and Ohio Senate charge that Republican state leaders who controlled the map-making process violated provisions of the Ohio Constitution that… Read More