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Wake Up and Demand Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

October 6, 2013
Mark Eddy , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

According to the Sept. 11 "The Intelligencer," Ohio's government got a windfall of $350,000 in fines from two fracking companies. In one case, the toxic brine leaked through a ripped containment pond liner. In another incident, dangerous flowback was dumped on a farm for convenient disposal. One company has to rebuild seven well pads. If it is illegal to get rid of toxic waste by dumping it on the ground, then why is it permissible to use the same chemical concoctions to treat Ohio and West Virginia's wintery roads? This does not make sense. Let radiation affect everyone equally.

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