Professor of English Rebecca Duncan’s opinion piece about natural gas fracking in her home state of Ohio has been published on The Huffington Post.
Duncan writes “In the areas where drilling has begun, people speak of tainted water, noise- and light-disrupted sleep, and various other health hazards. One would imagine that those numerous earthquakes centered in nearby Youngstown might be difficult to ignore. And yet advocates can be found among the landowners and business leaders, as well as state and local government officials. Even some of the most vocal opponents have been swayed by the promise of a new source of income.”
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