Fracking

Health, Science & The Environment
8:04 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Shale Drilling Boosts Ohio Gas and Oil Output

Officials say drilling in Ohio's Utica shale region nearly doubled the output of oil and natural gas there since 2011.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the shale region of eastern Ohio increased the oil output by 93 percent and the natural gas output by 80 percent in that time.

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Politics
5:46 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

PoliticsOhio: What's In Store For 2013

It's the beginning of a new year at the Statehouse and Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen to preview what issues lawmakers may tackle in the year ahead.


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Politics
3:53 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Kasich Faces Off With Oil And Gas Drillers

Oil and gas drilling companies in Ohio have been in the spotlight this week. Governor Kasich raised concerns that these companies are bringing out of state workers to fill these jobs. Statehouse Bureau Chief Karen Kasler joins Emily McCord to discuss the relationship between the Governor and the Oil and Gas Industry in Ohio.

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Health, Science & The Environment
7:08 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Ohio National Forest OKs Natural Gas Drilling

The U.S. Forest Service says the shale drilling technique for natural gas known as hydraulic fracturing can take place in a national forest in southeast Ohio.

The Forest Service released its report Monday after a study of a land and resource management plan drafted in 2006 for the Wayne National Forest.

Forest Supervisor Anne Carey says that plan can adequately address any damage and risks to the forest from the gas extraction method also known as fracking.

She also says a new environmental impact study is not needed.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 9, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 8, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 8, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Tara Lydy about Wilmington College making the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the 6th consecutive year.

-Jerry Kenney also speaks with Tom Foder from the Dayton chapter of the American Red Cross about recent efforts to help victims of the Indiana tornados.

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