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In ‘Tragic’ Decision, Top Ohio Court Takes Away Local Power to Ban Fracking

In ‘Tragic’ Decision, Top Ohio Court Takes Away Local Power to Ban Fracking

Published on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by Common Dreams by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer In a blow to anti-fracking campaigners across the state, the Ohio Supreme Court said this week that the authority to regulate oil and gas drilling activities—and therefore, to ban fracking within municipal borders—lies with the state as opposed to cities, towns, or counties. As the […]