Fracking in Ohio: Citizens stepped in to protect water when the state did not
from State Impact Pennsylvania
Ten years ago, the fracking industry was already booming in Pennsylvania, but people in Ohio were just starting to hear about it. Many were excited that it would help eastern Ohio's struggling rural economy. But Leatra Harper worried that the tradeoff would be their health and the environment. Harper started the FreshWater Accountability Project, to protect Ohio waters from the next energy industry — natural gas.
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