Fracking

Bill That Put First Responders At Risk Died In Senate Committee
HB 490, introduced by Representatives David Hall and Andy Thompson, posed a major threat to public safety, especially for first responders. Thankfully, the Ohio State Senate Agriculture Committee killed HB 490 prior to going to the floor a vote. For more in-depth coverage on the win by environmental organizations, click here (link opens in new tab). Below is senate testimony by Buckeye.

Morgan County Frack Spill: EPA Report
“The site is a wet gas oil production well (Well Site Palmer 44-20) north of Beverly, Ohio. Wet gas is a mix of crude oil and condensate. “On Sunday May 4, 2014, PDC Energy reported a 100 barrel spill of drilling mud (75% syntheticoil blend) into an unnamed creek near Beverly, OH. In addition to the drilling mud, an unknown amount of wet gas was also released. The spill was.

HB 490, introduced by Representatives David Hall and Andy Thompson, posed a major threat to public safety, especially for first responders. Thankfully, the Ohio State Senate Agriculture Committee killed HB 490 prior to going to the floor a vote. For more in-depth coverage on the win by environmental organizations, click here (link opens in new tab). Below is senate testimony by Buckeye Forest Council interim director Donna Carver.

“The site is a wet gas oil production well (Well Site Palmer 44-20) north of Beverly, Ohio. Wet gas is a mix of crude oil and condensate. “On Sunday May 4, 2014, PDC Energy reported a 100 barrel spill of drilling mud (75% syntheticoil blend) into an unnamed creek near Beverly, OH. In addition to the drilling mud, an unknown amount of wet gas was also released. The spill was a result of a mechanical failure of a well head.