Jul 29, 2014
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Fracking 101: Learn More at Fairlawn Forum

Hear both sides of the fracking debate tonight at a forum hosted by the Akron Area League of Women Voters.

Fracking is a hot topic in several Ohio and

If you're looking to learn more about the fracking process, mineral rights or the environmental impact of drilling, the Akron Area League of Women Voters invites you to a fracking forum at 5:30 p.m. today at the in Fairlawn.

Speakers include:

• Gene Chini of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Gas Resource Management, to talk about the fracking process.

• Mike Chadsey, of Energy In-Depth Ohio, will talk about the fracking boom and the need for energy.

• Ted Voneida, retired professor of neuro-anatomy at NEOMED will discuss fracking and its impacts on health.

• Finally, Cheryl Johncox, of the Buckeye Forest Council, will talk about fracking and our future environmental concerns.

There will be a Q&A session after the program and refreshments will be served.

Have any questions you want us to ask? Tell us in the comments.

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