Fracking

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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Statewide News
12:56 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Gas Well Snapshot Shows High-Producing Ohio Wells

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The first look at actively producing natural gas wells in Ohio's Utica Shale formation using the method known as hydraulic fracturing show high levels of gas production.

Figures reported Monday by Oklahoma City-based Chesapeake Energy Corp. show five wells in eastern Ohio  producing 2.6 billion square feet of natural gas in 2011.

The figures, which Chesapeake provided to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, shows one well alone in Harrison County producing 2 percent of the state's entire natural gas production.

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Politics
5:45 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

PoliticsOhio: 'Fracking' Supporter Says Kasich Targets Energy Companies

Ellen Belcher, who's filling in for Emily McCord, interviews Tom Stewart, a proponent of the controversial drilling process known as fracking.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:31 am
Mon March 26, 2012

WYSO Weekend: March 25, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 25, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Changing Landscapes Brings Chinese Fiber Art to Dayton, by Juliet Fromholt

-WKSU's M.L. Schultze reports on a rare letter discovered in Cleveland from Mary Todd Lincoln.

-Jerry Kenney interviews Felice Nudelman, the newly appointed Chancellor of Antioch University.

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Environment
9:05 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Ohio Gas Drilling Raises Concern Over Water Supply

Drillers hoping to retrieve gas through Utica shale wells in eastern Ohio are drawing water for their operations from ponds and streams or purchasing it from public reservoirs, raising concerns about water availability.

The drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, injects millions of gallons of chemical-laced water into the earth at high pressure to free gas.

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