PoliticsOhio: Environmentalist Wants 'Fracking' Moratorium

Mar 23, 2012

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Jack Shaner, a lobbyist for the Ohio Environmental Council. Shaner talks about Gov. John Kasich's new energy plan and insists that Ohio's "fracking" regulations are woefully weak.

The Ohio Environmental Council wants a moratorium on the issuance of permits for the controversial drilling practice until the U.S. EPA wraps up a study on the effects of the practice.