Saturday, August 3, 2013

Warren ralliers told Portage County ranks No. 1 in Ohio for drilling waste disposal

Akron Beacon Journal

By Bob Downing 
Beacon Journal staff writer

WARREN: Nearly 7.9 billion gallons of drilling waste have been injected under Ohio since 1978.This includes 27 million barrels under Portage County, making Portage County No. 1 in Ohio for such wastes, activist Teresa Mills told a crowd of 250 people Monday protesting Ohio injection wells.

Stark County ranks No. 2 with more than 17 million barrels.

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